3 June 1999
TWO EGYPTIAN MOSAIC GLASS INLAYS
ptolemaic to roman period
circa 1st century b.c.-1st century a.d.
Both with a frieze of ankh and was-signs on a blue ground, the ankh-signs in red framed in white with black and yellow at the center, the Seth-headed was-signs of white with red and black, joined by a red ribbon, a yellow necklace suspended in the middle with a lotus flower pendant in white and red
.7/8 in. (2.2 cm) wide for the largest (2)
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