Glass fragment, a 'praying' lapwing.
Glass fragment, a 'praying' lapwing. These tiny fragments, possibly inlays 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: 3rd-1st C BC. Graeco-Roman period. Place of Origin: Alexandria. Material Size: Glass/approx 2.4 x 1.5cms 0.4 thick. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Christie's, London . Location: 36.
2480 x 2179 pixels
Print Size @ 300 dpi
8 x 7 inches / 21 x 18 cm
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