Chunk of Obsidian

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Object Name: 
Chunk of Obsidian
Accession Number: 
63.7.12 B
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 27.3 cm, W: 15 cm, D: 14 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Fred P. Bentley
Primary Description: 
Black natural glass, obsidian; formed in nature and quarried from the earth. Roughly rectangular in shape with many irregular facets on sides; several small areas of shiny black where obsidian is exposed.
Provenance: 
Bentley, Fred P., Source
1963-06-24
Category: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2007-04-01 through 2007-10-21
West Bridge Show; traveling to The Gallery at Steuben in 2008 (cancelled 6-2008)