Fragment of Wall Revetment Plaque

Object Name: 
Fragment of Wall Revetment Plaque

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Wall Revetment Plaque
Accession Number: 
66.1.116
Dimensions: 
Overall W: 7.5 cm, D: 7 cm, Th: 0.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
25 BCE-99 CE
Primary Description: 
Rods of opaque yellow stream irregularly through a translucent green matrix, dull, pitted, some surface incrustation; mosaic glass or millefiori technique, tooled and cut. Fragment preserves rounded edge of a cast mosaic glass panel imitating a green veined marble, all other edges and chipped and broken, tooling marks are apparent on one surface, opposite surface has been manually polished back and forth at an angle to the finished edge.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sangiorgi, Sergio (Italian), Source
1966
Sangiorgi, Giorgio (Italian, 1886-1965), Former Collection
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