FIVE EGYPTIAN GLASS INLAYS
ptolemaic to roman period
circa 1st century b.c.-1st century a.d.
Including four of various form depicting an ibis: one of opaque white and black on a red ground line, with a rectangular turquoise ground set on to a round red ground; one similar on a plain red ground, standing on a green base line; and two other fragmentary; together with a vulture head of opaque turquoise, with a yellow, blue, and red eye, a black pupil, the beak black and red, the head outlined in dark blue
7/8 in. (2.2 cm) long for the largest (5)
Ancient Egyptian Glass Inlays, Part II, Christie's London, 7 July 1993, lots 138 & 142