Wall Revetment Inlay

Object Name: 
Wall Revetment Inlay

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Object Name: 
Wall Revetment Inlay
Accession Number: 
51.1.227
Dimensions: 
Overall Diam: 4.2 cm; Th: 1 cm; Drill Diam: 5 mm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
25 BC-99 AD
Primary Description: 
Wall Revetment Inlay. Dark amethyst glass appearing black inlaid with five mosaic canes of translucent amber centers cased six times with translucent blue, opaque white, and amethyst bands, chipped with dull surface; mosaic glass or millefiori technique subsequently drilled. Thick circular disc with a central mosaic cane and four similar elements arranged equidistant around it, two large holes pierce the side at 90° angles.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Tano, Phocion J., Former Collection
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 260, #783; BIB# 29547