“Take a look at Herakleides. What do you see?” My tour group gathers around Herakleides, the Romano-Egyptian mummy in the Getty Museum’s collection, taking their first good peek at the 2,000-year-old body beneath the glass case. The motifs of ancient… More»
Gold band glass is created by fusing together a series of thin colored glass rods (and occasionally gold leaf sandwiched between colorless glass) to create elegant and colorful designs.
Perfume flask with swirled blue, black, white, turquoise, and gold ribbons, 25 B.C. - A.D. 25, Greek or Roman. J. Paul Getty Museum.