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
305 B.C.E.-100 C.E.
Ptolemaic Period to Roman Period
Museum Collection Fund
Archaeological provenance not yet documented; by March 1911, acquired by Michael Kasira; March 18, 1911, purchased in Egypt from Michael Kasira by Colonel Robert B. Woodward for the Brooklyn Museum.
Left wing of mosaic glass probably from a winged sunk disk figure. Red, blue, and yellow.
Condition: One end of wing missing, otherwise perfect.
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)
installation, West Wing gallery 8 installation, CUR.11.684_wwg8.jpg
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2006
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