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Mosaic glass inlay

Fragment of mosaic glass inlay depicting the hindquarters of a lion's body with vegetation on a blue background to the right.


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), 3rd to 1st century B.C.


Overall (b): 2.7 x 0.3 x 2.2 cm (1 1/16 x 1/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Mosaic glass


The Ancient World


Unclassifiable objects, Fragments