Fragment from shallow dish: fragment from the body of a shallow dish. Made in an open or press mould from rods both opaque and translucent, in yellow, red, blue, brown, and white with occasional bands of colourless transparent glass in each of which an opaque yellow thread has been worked. Thin walls, glossy surface. One surface repolished in 20th century.
- Excavated/Findspot: Alexandria
- (Africa,Egypt,Lower Egypt,Nile Delta,Alexandria (Egypt))
- Length: 5.7 centimetres (max)
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
Group of Objects
Fragment from the rim of a shallow millefiori dish: the opaque mottled green and white field is strewn with circular opaque black rosettes with red and white centres. They are outlined with pale-green ovals. One side repolished.
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Object reference number: YCA64722
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