A ROMAN MOSAIC GLASS INLAY
egypt, circa 1st century b.c-1st century a.d.
The two sections forming the upper portion of a mask of a woman, perhaps a Maenad, on an olive green ground, with opaque white for the face, details of the eyes and brows in dark blue, the pupils in red, the hair black with straight and coiled details embedded in transluscent red, wearing a red headdress with green and yellow daisies
¾ in. (1.9 cm) long (2)
Ancient Egyptian Glass Inlays, Part II, Christie's London, 7 July 1993, lot 19