Millefiori tile: a roughly triangular fragment of a tile (?) having a red field. A considerable portion of the field is covered with a lozenge pattern composed of small squares bordered in red, yellow, green, brown, and blue. A few of the squares enclose conventionalized flowers in blue. The obverse has certainly been repolished. The reverse is matt and slightly iridescent.

An00320949 001 l

Thing

Made Of
glass
Type of Thing
tile, ?
Techniques
polished, millefiori

Place

Found In
Egypt

Time

Acquired In
1939
Made
1stC
Period/Culture
Roman Period

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