Fragment of Inlay Element

Object Name: 
Fragment of Inlay Element

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Inlay Element
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Accession Number: 
Overall H: 4.5 cm, L: 5.9 cm, Th: 0.5 cm
Not on Display
699-1 BC
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Berkowitz and Derek Content
Primary Description: 
Opaque medium dark blue with much white stone, heavily weathered and dull with brown incrustation on much of surface; cast, cut and polished. Inlay element of rectangular shape with semi- circular cut on either side forming a roughly H-shaped element carefully polished on one surface, scored and roughly modeled on the other; semi-circular cuts are somewhat undercut.
Smith, Ray Winfield, Former Collection
Berkowitz, Carl, Source
Content, Derek, Source
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 245, #712; BIB# 29547