Cullet

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Object Name: 
Cullet
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
66.1.25
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 3.4 cm, W: 6.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1400-1200 BC
Primary Description: 
Opaque turquoise glass, some thin buff weathering product adhering in patches, flat side retains thin strip of red-brown frit adhering; unworked. Cullet preserves what appears to be the fritting material which was remelted to form the glass, there is a layer of devitrification at the interface of the frit and the glass.
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1966-02-22
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 64, #33; BIB# 29547