Wall Revetment Inlay

Object Name: 
Wall Revetment Inlay

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Object Name: 
Wall Revetment Inlay
Accession Number: 
66.1.85
Dimensions: 
Overall W: 4 cm, D: 3.5 cm, Th: 0.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
25 BC-99 AD
Primary Description: 
Opaque medium yellow-green matrix with opaque yellow and opaque red canes, pitted, thick light brown weathering product on edges and back, surface repolished recently; mosaic glass or millefiori technique. Fragment with possibly one finished edge preserves a design embedded on its upper surface of a long flowing yellow tendril or stem with a secondary Y- shaped scroll, on one edge is preserved a chip of red also embedded in the surface.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sangiorgi, Giorgio, Former Collection
Sangiorgi, Sergio, Source
1966
Category: 
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 258, #778; BIB# 29547