24 Wall Revetment Tiles

Object Name: 
24 Wall Revetment Tiles

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Object Name: 
24 Wall Revetment Tiles
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Not on Display
25 BCE-99 CE
Credit Line: 
Bequest of the Estate of George S. McKearin
Primary Description: 
Translucent green, translucent yellow-green, translucent blue-green and translucent grey-blue matrices with round canes of the same color cased with thick opaque yellow glass, all are dull and weathered; mosaic glass or millefiori technique. Many fragments appear to be long, thin rectangular strips, three preserve opaque red and opaque white embedded randomly in surface, grey-blue elements have opaque white glass casing grey-blue circular canes.
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Source
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 250, #732-734, pl. 34; BIB# 29547