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Glass fragments

Sixty fragments from vases, amulets etc. on two cards. 60 bits located; no longer on cards [April 2, 2003]. Mainly marbelized vessels, but also millefiore, mosiac, glass amulets, etc.


From Egypt, North of Tell Dafana (Daphnae). 1886: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 1, 1887.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Roman Imperial Period, 30 B.C.–A.D 364

Object Place

Tell Defenneh, Egypt

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Unclassifiable objects, Fragments