Cow Amulet

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Object Name: 
Cow Amulet
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.1.93 A
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 2.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
600-201 BC
Primary Description: 
Opaque light brown glass with a thin even darker brown weathering film adhering; cast in an open mold. Cow, facing right, legs trussed for sacrifice; slightly curved in profile, roughly flat back.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1959-07-27
Color: 
Technique: 
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