SIX EGYPTIAN MOSAIC GLASS INLAYS PTOLEMAIC TO ROMAN PERIOD, CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.-1ST CENTURY A.D. Including five floral plaques, each preserving a multitude of plant life and petalled blossoms, in yellow, green, white, red, and blue on a dark blue ground; and one fish fragment composed of polychrome canes simulating fish scales and fins Largest: 2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) long [For some odd reason, they only show five]
Mosaic glass, 1st century B.C.E./C.E. From the Ptolemaic period through the early Imperial Roman period, mosaic glass was made into decorative panels showing stylized floral patterns or abstract patterns resembling flowers. These would have been applied as inlay to furnishings or small boxes or as decoration in Greek architecture, or in the wall paintings and stucco of the Roman period. From the website of the Miho Museum. Source:http://www.flickr.com/photos/antiquitiesproject/4640991296/
FIVE EGYPTIAN MOSAIC GLASS FRAGMENTARY BARS AND INLAYS PTOLEMAIC PERIOD-ROMAN PERIOD, CIRCA 3RD CENTURY B.C.-1ST CENTURY A.D. Comprising two alternating blue, red, and turquoise feather bars; and three ivy leaf and palmette inlays in blue and green matrix 1 1/16 in. (2.7 cm.) long max.