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Thirty-seven miscellaneous pieces of mosaic glass of different shapes and motifs, ranging from faces to floral borders. Some fitting. Four faces are kept separate in bag as they had been in a separate bag and labeled 1977.868 but which also included all four objects of 1977.866. Accession card...

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Provenance

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.

Accession Number

1977.868.1

Medium or Technique

Mosaic glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture