Glass mosaic inlay fragment


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Deep purple, appearing reddish brown, and opaque white.
Flat, roughly rectangular revetment plaque.
Marbled mosaic pattern in purple ground with multiple white rods.
Chipped at all four corners; polished upper side; pitting of surface bubbles; thick creamy weathering on underside and edges.
The glass imitates Egyptian porphyry.

Glass mosaic inlay fragment, Glass, Roman

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