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WHA_285JN

Lidded box of network mosaic glass, knob of lid missing. Made in the eastern Mediterranean, about 150-50 BC From Crete The box and lid are built up of canes of colourless glass twisted with two trails of opaque white and are shaped by the slumping process. The twisted canes of blue and white were attached at different stages.

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Lidded box of network mosaic glass, knob of lid missing. Made in the eastern Mediterranean, about 150-50 BC From Crete The box and lid are built up of canes of colourless glass twisted with two trails of opaque white and are shaped by the slumping process. The twisted canes of blue and white were attached at different stages.