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Inlay of a Falcon
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Inlay of a Falcon

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Description The inlay represents a falcon depicted without many details. Glass was used in Egypt not before the Thutmosidic Period. This piece is somewhat crude and may either belong to one of the first test examples or was created by an inexperienced glass maker.
  • 3000 Years of Glass: Treasures from The Walters Art Gallery. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1982.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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1450-730 BCE (New Kingdom-Third Intermediate Period)
dark blue glass
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H: 1 3/8 x W: 1 3/16 x D: 1/8 in. (3.54 x 3.08 x 0.34 cm)
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
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