lunes, 1 de diciembre de 2014

Glass fragment with a Anubis and the ankh

Glass fragment with a Anubis and the ankh, symbol of life. These tiny fragments, possibly in-lays from shrines and furniture, were made from polychrome glass canes laid side by side to create a picture. The rods were fused, left to cool, stretched to miniaturise, then sliced to form each piece. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: Graeco-Roman 3rd-1st C BC. Place of Origin: Alexandria. Material Size: 2.5 x 2.5cms, 0.5cm thick. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/Sold at Christie's, London (1993) . Location: 36.

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