A fragment of twisted blue glass used as an inlay in the shape of a letter 'ḥ' in hieroglyphs. The number T4165 is written on the back. It is possibly from Amarna, and was purchased by Wellcome at auction in 1930.
Bianchi, Robert S. 1983. Those ubiquitous glass inlays from pharaonic Egypt: suggestions about their functions and dates. Journal of Glass Studies 25, 29-35. Petrie, W. M. Flinders 1894. Tell el Amarna. London: Methuen & Co. [pl. 17, for similar items]
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