Amulet of Isis

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Object Name: 
Amulet of Isis
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.1.93 C
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
600-201 BC
Primary Description: 
Translucent deep blue glass, thin iridescent film, traces of gold foil; cast and retouched by grinding. Standing figure of Isis, left leg advanced, arms at side, hair arranged in reverse S-curves around head, tapering headdress has a dot of gold foil in center; base of figure and back flattened or smooth by grinding.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1959-07-27
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Verres Antiques de la Collection R.W. Smith
Venue(s)
Musee de Mariemont 1954 through 1954
 
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 158, #337; BIB# 29547