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Mosaic Plaque
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Mosaic Plaque

Mosaic Plaque

Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 9.6 x 3 x 2.1 cm (3 3/4 x 1 3/16 x 13/16 in)
Type:
Glass
Origin:
Egypt
Topic:
Ptolemaic Dynasty (305 - 30 B.C.E.), Roman Period (30 B.C.E. - 395 C.E.), mask, Egypt, Ancient Near Eastern Art, mosaic glass
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
On View:
Freer, West Corridor: The Nile and Ancient Egypt
Date:
100 B.C.E.-100 C.E.
Period:
Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman period
Accession Number:
F1909.529a-c
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Provenance:
To 1909 Giovanni Dattari (circa 1858-1923), Cairo, Egypt, to 1909 [1] From 1909 to 1919 Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Giovanni Dattari in 1909 [2] From 1920 Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3] Notes: [1] See S.I. 189, Miscellaneous List, Egyptian Glass, pgs. 1 and 17, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. This piece is part of a collection of glass that was purchased en bloc and includes 1,388 specimens (for further purchase information, see the folder for F1909.332). [2] See note 1. [3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.
Rights:
Copyright with museum






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