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Nine inlays

a: Red glass inlay with two registers of decoration. In the top: lotus flowers; in the bottom: alternating baskets in blue, white and black b: Yellow glass inlay with two ankh signs with outstretched arms holding was scepters, alternating with a single ankh sign on a blue background c: Glass...

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By 1977:John J. Slocum, Newport, RI; given to the MFA by Mr. Slocum December 1, 1977. (Accession Date: December 1, 1977)

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Gift of John J. Slocum

Egyptian, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty), 3rd to 1st century B.C.

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Mosaic glass


The Ancient World