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Object Name: 
Inlay
Accession Number: 
74.1.46
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 0.9 cm, W: 3.8 cm, Th: 1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
99 BC-99 AD
Primary Description: 
Canes of opaque blue, red, yellow, white and black glass, pitted and dull on edge; mosaic glass technique. Long rectangular inlay of blue matrix, three vertical red stripes each encased in a thin white band alternate with a double cartouche which reads "The Great House", a phrase which indicates the Pharaoh, the cartouche set is repeated three times, there are four sets of "triglyphs".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1974-12-12
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Verres Antiques de la Collection R.W. Smith
Venue(s)
Musee de Mariemont 1954 through 1954