Fragment, Glass

Country
Egypt

Description
A fragment of clear glass, possibly from the base of a vase.
Classification
CH classification ARCHAEOLOGY Egyptian
Production place
Media/Materials description
glass
History and use
Extensive glass production began in the New Kingdom in the 18th Dynasty. Ancient Egyptian glass used core forming technique, which was superceeded by the introduction of blown glass in the Roman Era. Glass production declined after the 21st Dynasty.
Registration number
E40124

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