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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.

Provenance

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

87.781a-b

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments