Inlay glass, Ptolemaic Egypt, 3rd-1st century BC. Corning Museum of Glass, New York, USA.
Inlay glass object from Ptolemaic Egypt, 3rd to 1st century BC. The fascinating Corning Museum of Glass (CMOG.org) covers the art, history and science of glass, brought to life through live glassmaking demonstrations, offered all day, every day, in Corning, New York, USA. The not-for-profit museum was founded in 1951 by Corning Glass Works (now Corning Incorporated) and has a collection of more than 45,000 glass objects, some over 3500 years old, the "world's best collection of art and historical glass."Add to Lightbox Download