Pair of mosaic glass wings: pair of small-scale, fine-quality mosaic glass wings presumably from a disc or scarab. On the top surface at the upper edge are two red and one blue monochrome rectangles. Directly below are red feathers outlined in yellow and tipped with white and black. Below this area is a field of light-blue feathers outlined in dark blue. At the base of the curved area of each wing is a small section of monochrome dark blue.
- Excavated/Findspot: San el-Hagar, South Tell grave
- (Africa,Egypt,Lower Egypt,Nile Delta,San el-Hagar)
- Length: 2.8 centimetres
H. Coutts, 'Gold of the Pharaohs' (Edinburgh 1988), p. 97 ;
C. Favard-Meeks in P. Brissaud & C. Zivie-Coche (eds), 'Tanis : travaux récents sur le tell Sân el-Hagar : Mission française des fouilles de Tanis, 1987-1997' (1998), p. 117.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA63029
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