Disk

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Object Name: 
Disk
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.1.196
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 1.3 cm, W: 1.4 cm, Th: 0.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1-399
Primary Description: 
Translucent deep green glass; stamped or pressed. Disk almost 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, snakelike hair; edge of disk is beaded above Medusa's head. Other side of disk is plain.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1959-07-27
Category: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Three (2003) illustrated, pp. 27, 211, #907; BIB# 58895