Glass and gold inlay
- Early Imperial
- late 1st century B.C.–1st century A.D.
- Glass and gold
- Other: 3/4 in. (1.9 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
- Accession Number:
Translucent cobalt blue over opaque white.
Rectangular flat plaque with beveled edges.
On upper surface, a lizard outlined in gold wire and probably originally inlaid with small pieces of mosaic and monochrome glass.
Complete except for chip at one corner, and almost all of inlay within body of lizard missing; many surface scratches and pitting of surface bubbles.