Amulet with Turtle

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Object Name: 
Amulet with Turtle
Accession Number: 
76.1.163
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 1.9 cm, W: 1.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
300-399
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Berkowitz and Derek Content
Primary Description: 
Translucent blue glass, with bubbles; stamped, tooled. Amulet: roughly circular, with suspension loop at top. Decorated in relief on upper surface: turtle, seen from above, with head toward loop and front legs extended. Lower surface plain.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Berkowitz, Carl, Source
1976-01-01
Content, Derek, Source
1976-01-01
Smith, Ray Winfield, Former Collection
Category: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Three (2003) illustrated, pp. 18-19, 209, #883; BIB# 58895