Disk

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Object Name: 
Disk
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
52.1.4
Dimensions: 
overall H: 1.2 cm, W: 1.1 cm, Th: .4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1-399
Primary Description: 
Disk. Opaque red; stamped or pressed. Disk roughly circular, with, on one side, head of Medusa in low relief. Medusa is shown frontally, with wings growing from the sides of her head and with long hair. Other side of disk is plain.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Parke-Bernet Galleries, NYC, Former Collection
Category: 
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Three (2003) illustrated, p. 27, #908; dust jacket and p. facing t.p.; p. 211; BIB# 58895