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Mosaic Leg from a Mummiform Figure

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

On View: 19th Dynasty to Roman Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor
  • Possible Place Collected: Alexandria (vicinity), Egypt
  • DATES 305-30 B.C.E.
    PERIOD Ptolemaic Period
    DIMENSIONS 3 9/16 x 15/16 x 1/4 in. (9 x 2.4 x 0.6 cm)  (show scale)
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Glass inlay in form of thigh, leg, and foot of a mummiform figure in fused mosaic glass with net pattern in blue and white on red ground. Traces of gilding on side. Front side in raised relief; back flat. Condition: Minor blemished around edges, hardly visible.
    CAPTION Mosaic Leg from a Mummiform Figure, 305-30 B.C.E. Glass, 3 9/16 x 15/16 x 1/4 in. (9 x 2.4 x 0.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 66.66.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 66.66.1_SL1.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 66.66.1_SL1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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