Inlay Strip

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Object Name: 
Inlay Strip
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 6 mm, L: 1.5 cm, Th: 2 mm
Not on Display
25 BCE-99 CE
Primary Description: 
Canes of translucent amethyst, opaque red and opaque white, dull pitted surface, some light brown devitrification; mosaic glass or millefiori technique. Roughly rectangular strip possibly broken and repolished at one end preserves two rosettes with red center and rounded leaves in amethyst glass all in an opaque yellow matrix.
Kouchakji, Fahim (b. Syria, 1886-1976), Source
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 217, #622; BIB# 29547