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Papyrus column (wadj) inlay

Red inlay with papyrus stalk in white and blue. Cube shaped to be worked.


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.


Height x width x depth: 1.5 x 3.1 x 1.5 cm (9/16 x 1 1/4 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Mosaic glass


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment