Ancient Art

Inlay in the Shape of a Royal Head

332–30 B.C.

Molded glass, opaque red

3.2 x 0.9 cm (1 1/4 x 3/8 in.)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore
1955.6.347
Culture: 
Egyptian, Ptolemaic
Period: 
Ptolemaic
Classification: 
Jewelry
Status: 
Not on view
Bibliography: 

Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 4, no. 6, ill.

Gerry D. Scott, III, Ancient Egyptian Art at Yale, 1st (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 148, no. 82, ill.

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