Wing Inlay Fragment

Object Name: 
Wing Inlay Fragment

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Object Name: 
Wing Inlay Fragment
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Overall H: 1.6 cm, W: 2.6 cm, Th: 7 mm
Not on Display
25 BCE-99 CE
Primary Description: 
Wing Inlay Fragment. Canes of opaque deep blue, opaque yellow, opaque white, opaque red and opaque light green backed with translucent light green glass, bubbly, pitted, dull edges, surface reground recently; mosaic glass or millefiori technique. Inlay preserves alternating bands of wide blue and narrow yellow glass tapering from left to right in an upward sweep from which horizontal bands of alternating white and red, the red elements being cased with light green which continues on as far as preserved.
Tano, Phocion J. (Greek), Former Collection