Fragment of a tablet

Fragment of a tablet with rounded edge. Columnar rod (rectangular or triangular) mosaic. Dark blue opaque matrix with an inlay of green, gray-white, and red.

Historical period(s)
Roman period, 1st century
Medium
Glass
Dimensions
H (overall): 3.6 cm (1 7/16 in)
Geography
Syria
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1909.512
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Glass
Type

Tablet (fragment)

Keywords
Roman Period (30 BCE - 395 CE), Syria
Provenance
Provenance research underway.
Description

Fragment of a tablet with rounded edge. Columnar rod (rectangular or triangular) mosaic. Dark blue opaque matrix with an inlay of green, gray-white, and red.

Published References
  • Robert K. Liu. Roman Mosaic: Face Plaques and Beads. vol. 31, no. 5 Los Angeles, July 2008. .
Collection Area(s)
Ancient Egyptian Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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