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AN EGYPTIAN MOSAIC GLASS INLAY
AN EGYPTIAN MOSAIC GLASS INLAY

PTOLEMAIC TO ROMAN PERIOD CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.-1ST CENTURY A.D.

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AN EGYPTIAN MOSAIC GLASS INLAY
Ptolemaic to Roman Period
Circa 1st Century B.C.-1st Century A.D.
Rectangular in form with four bound captives on a white ground, their bodies in brick red, the almond-shaped eyes with black pupils enclosed in white with back lids, the hair black, the ropes in black and yellow, the figures divided by blue, yellow and green vertical stripes, enclosed within a yellow frame with a band of blue, yellow, green and red sections
7/8 in. (2.2 cm) wide
Provenance
G. Sangiorgi Collection
Ancient Glass formerly in the G. Sangiorgi Collection, Christie's New York, 3 June 1999, lot 46
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