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Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Four inlays

a: Round, blue; head in white, black and red b: Round blue inlay with single quatrefoil in red and green with translucent outline c: Blue, square inlay with single quatrefoil in yellow, red and black/blue d: Translucent green square inlay with circular rosette design in yellow, blue and red


By 1977:John J. Slocum, Newport, RI; given to the MFA by Mr. Slocum December 1, 1977.

Credit Line

Gift of John J. Slocum

Egyptian, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty), 323–30 B.C.

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Medium or Technique

Mosaic glass


The Ancient World