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Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt, Glass Floral Inlay Fragment, 3rd - 1st Century B.C.
This small piece of glass may not seem like much but larger pieces from the master craftsmen of this workshop are very rare. Even a small fragment like this one is museum quality and suitable for an important collection.AA32380. cf. Lightfoot NMS 492 - 493, Choice fragment, floral inlay glass fragment, 1.9 cm (3/4"), partial flower with three white pedals and center of yellow and clear dots, black background; from the collection of Alex G. Malloy, former dealer in antiquities for 40 years; ex Robert Haas collection; rare; $240.00 (€220.80)
Greek & Roman Art: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
BL43196. Greek & Roman Art: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, a small booklet with over 40 black and white photographs and descriptions of superb pieces from the museum collection; perfect for throne room reading; $2.00 (€1.84)
Greek, Bronze Votive Bovine Amulet, Geometric, c. 7th - 6th Century B.C.
Geometric bronze animal figures were popular votive offerings from the mid to late 8th century B.C. in a number of Greek sanctuaries, notably at Olympia. Bronze bulls were probably symbolically offered in place of actual animals.AS58663. Geometric bronze bovine amulet; cf. Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Bronzes, Museum of Fine Arts Boston, 1971, p. 19, fig. 18, Choice, 2.2 cm long, 2 cm high; humped bull (zebu?) with long horns; from an American private collection, ex Alex G. Malloy (July 1992); SOLD