- Museum number
Fragment of a plaque in three-layer translucent dark blue and opaque white cameo glass. The translucent dark blue is partly sandwiched between opaque white. The decoration, in white, may show fruit (a quince?) with leaves, or perhaps a large stemmed flower with circular centre and several flamboyant petals.
- Production date
15 BC - AD 25 (Roberts et al 2010)
Height: 3.40 centimetres
Length: 4.30 centimetres
Thickness: 0.15 centimetres (blue)
Thickness: 0.05 centimetres (lower white)
Thickness: 0.20 centimetres (upper white)
Thickness: 0.50 centimetres
- Curator's comments
The decoration, thickness, colour and condition strongly suggest that this was originally part of the same plaque as fragments 1886.11-17.43 and 1886.11-17.38.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Probably acquired in Rome.
- Greek and Roman
- Registration number