23 Fragments of Twisted Glass Rods

Object Name: 
23 Fragments of Twisted Glass Rods

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Object Name: 
23 Fragments of Twisted Glass Rods
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.1.568
Dimensions: 
(-1) L: 6.9 cm; (-2) L: 7.3 cm; (-3) L: 7.1 cm; (-4) L: 6 cm; (-5) L: 5.7 cm; (-6) L: 6.1 cm; (-7) L: 5.4 cm; (-8) L: 5.6 cm; (-9) L: 5.2 cm; (-10) L: 5.2 cm; (-11) L: 5.2 cm; (-12) L: 4.8 cm; (-13) L: 4.7 cm; (-14) L: 4.5 cm; (-15) L: 4.1 cm; (-16) L: 3.9 cm; (-17) L: 3.8 cm; (-18) L: 3.7 cm; (-19) L: 3.4 cm; (-20) L: 3.1 cm; (-21) L: 2 cm; (-22) L: 1.9 cm; (-23) L: 1.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
25 BC-99 AD
Primary Description: 
Rods of primarily translucent deep blue, several medium blue-green and translucent amethyst spirally wound with an opaque white trail, pitted and weathered; spirally wound, tooled and trail-decorated. Fragments primarily of architectural rods however two spirally twisted rods of bluish-green, one opaque light green and one medium blue rod without trail-decoration may represent stirring rods or pins as one small section preserves a portion of a flattened head.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Guttmann, Former Collection
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1959-07-27