About this object

Left side profile of a face in red glass with inlaid white, blue and black eye. Would have been used as an inlay. From the Ptolemaic Period, or perhaps a little earlier in date.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Art
  • Culture
    Ptolemaic
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    Ptolemaic Period (332 BC - 30 BC) about
  • Materials
    Glass
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, Ancient Egypt Gallery
  • Acquisition
    Bequest of Sir Robert Ludwig Mond, LL.D, F.R.S., F.S.A, 1939
  • Collector
    Robert Ludwig Mond
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1939 before
  • Measurements
    23 mm x 14 mm
  • Related people
    Robert Ludwig Mond (Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Robert Ludwig Mond

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1939
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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