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Fragment of a Winged Sun Disk

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

On View: 19th Dynasty to Roman Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES 305 B.C.E.-100 C.E.
    PERIOD Ptolemaic Period to Roman Period
    DIMENSIONS 11/16 x 1 5/8 in. (1.8 x 4.2 cm)  (show scale)
    CREDIT LINE Museum Collection Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Fragment of a Winged Sun Disk, 305 B.C.E.-100 C.E. Glass, 11/16 x 1 5/8 in. (1.8 x 4.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Collection Fund, 11.684. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.11.684_wwg8.jpg)
    IMAGE installation, West Wing gallery 8 installation, CUR.11.684_wwg8.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2006
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Left wing of mosaic glass probably from a winged sunk disk figure. Red, blue, and yellow. Condition: One end of wing missing, otherwise perfect.
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