13 Fragments of Monochrome Revetment Inlays

Object Name: 
13 Fragments of Monochrome Revetment Inlays

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Object Name: 
13 Fragments of Monochrome Revetment Inlays
Accession Number: 
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Not on Display
99-1 BCE
Credit Line: 
Bequest of the Estate of George S. McKearin
Primary Description: 
Opaque deep blue, opaque medium blue, opaque red, translucent turquoise and yellow-green glass, pitted with some iridescence. Cast and cut. (A) Chunk of deep blue with one curved face, possibly part of a column drum. (B) Sliver, roughly rectangular of same material. (C) Same color, roughly rectangular with notch on one side, broken on one end. (D-G) Two joining and two non-joining long rectangular strips of medium blue glass finished on one flat side. (H) Diamond of turquoise glass. (I) Similar glass slightly more blue. Four-sided element with two parallel sides. (J) Similar piece with one tip broken. (L) Red with "black" bands, triangular shape, one tip broken. (M) Similar glass, rectangular piece, side chipped into parallel curves.
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Source