Fragment of Decorative Panel with Vegetation Motif

  • Roman period, 1st century A.D.
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This decorative panel has a relief depiction of oak leaves and acorns. A thin layer of opaque pale blue glass was laid over a layer of colorless or brownish color translucent glass and then molded. The pale blue surface is somewhat yellowed today, The back is flat, while two sides and one end are in their original shape. This panel is thought to have been used as a decorative architectural tile.