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Mosaic glass bead inlay

a: Green glass inlay with circular floral design of lotus flowers in white, red and yellow b: Blue glass inlay with eye in white and black c: Green, multi-faceted glass with black and white eyes on each of its five faces


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


Unclassifiable objects, Fragments