Wall Revetment Panel

Object Name: 
Wall Revetment Panel

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Object Name: 
Wall Revetment Panel
Accession Number: 
66.1.99
Dimensions: 
Overall W: 7.2 cm, D: 4.9 cm, Th: 0.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
25 BC-99 AD
Primary Description: 
Translucent amethyst canes in an opaque white matrix, heavily pitted and weathered, upper surface repolished recently; mosaic glass or millefiori technique. Irregular fragment of a large panel consisting of polygonal canes with white centers surrounded by a circle of amethyst which in turn is surrounded by four concentric circles composed of amethyst dots in an opaque white matrix, these polygonal canes are placed next to each other to form an overall elaborate pattern.
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. 252, #750, pl. 34; BIB# 29547