Wednesday, 27 April 2011

Lost in the Sands of Time (2)


The bottom of a glass vessel that we found abandoned amongst the debris of a Roman emerald mine in the Wadi el Gamel desert in Egypt.

Photo: Profoundly Superficial, Click to enlarge

3 comments:

Susan said...

Looks like an anchor shape in the base?

Profoundly Superficial said...

Yes it is! I found that very striking. Maybe it signifies trade.

Diana said...

It looks so modern... Is it really old, e.g. Roman?