5+ Fragments of Wall Revetment Inlays

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5+ Fragments of Wall Revetment Inlays

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Object Name: 
5+ Fragments of Wall Revetment Inlays
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(a) L: 6 cm; (b) L: 2.8 cm; (c) L: 3.2 cm, Th: 0.5 cm; (d) L: 3.3 cm; (e) L: 6 cm
Not on Display
25 BCE-99 CE
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Berkowitz and Derek Content
Primary Description: 
All fragments are opaque monochrome colors which are heavily pitted and weathered with some iridescent film still adhering; cast, cut and polished. (a) Red, preserving plaster with chunks of quartz adhering to back surface; fragment of roughly triangular shape finished on one long edge, perhaps a curvilinear cut on one side. (b) Red, pitted and cleaned. Roughly almond-shaped fragment which may have been chipped to form this shape. (c) Yellow; roughly rectangular fragment preserves corner insert. (d) Translucent turquoise, pitted with bright iridescent film. Fragment preserves three finished edges of a long rectangular strip. Ten additional fragments of this color but from other elements are not numbered.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Former Collection
Berkowitz, Carl, Source
Content, Derek, Source