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Ancient Art

Graeco-Hellenistic Intaglio in glass

2nd–early 1st century B.C.

Intaglio in pure, colorless glass

3/4 in. (1.9 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore
1955.6.310
Culture: 
Greek, Eastern Mediterranean
Period: 
Hellenistic
Classification: 
Jewelry
Bibliography: 

Gustavus A. Eisen, Glass: Its Origin, History, Chronology, Technic and Classification to the Sixteenth Century, 2 vols. (New York: William Edwin Rudge, 1927), vol. 1, p. 167, pls. 23, 25.

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