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Replica of the Tanis Lens 227639
OPHTHALMIC LENSES
lens (replica)
Europe: United Kingdom, England, Leicestershire, Leicester
c.1998
perspex
lens diameter: 68 mm; radius of curvature: 58 mm

Modern optical replica lens in perspex reproducing probable properties of the 2nd century AD plano-convex lens EA227639 in Roman glass from the 'House of the Artist' at Tanis.


2005.269

Gift of Dr Allan A. Mills, 2005



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