Falcon Amulet

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Object Name: 
Falcon Amulet
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.1.93 F
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 2.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
600-201 BC
Primary Description: 
Lapis lazuli with sodalite inclusions, low-grade lapis, some brown incrustation; sawn and cut. Falcon facing right, legs broken off, details of head and feathers cut, back preserves parallel saw marks.
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
 
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 289, #882; BIB# 29547