Fragment of Medallion with Portrait of Tiberius or Claudius

Object Name: 
Fragment of Medallion with Portrait of Tiberius or Claudius

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Medallion with Portrait of Tiberius or Claudius
Accession Number: 
62.1.13
Dimensions: 
Overall Diam: 3.8 cm; Weight Relief Th: 1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1-25
Primary Description: 
Translucent green and translucent white glasses; pressed. Circular disc; object consists of three layers - thin translucent green, thin translucent white, thicker translucent green - the uppermost decorated in high relief: head and shoulders of young beardless male, shown full face; short hair; wide forehead, prominent ears; dressed in tunic and cloak.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Klejman, J. J., Source
1962
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Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2003-03-20 through 2003-09-01
West Bridge Show
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) p. 26, #21; p. 326, #21; BIB# 58895
Die Glasphalerae mit dem Portrat des Nero Iulius Caeser (1975) pp. 50-60, fig. 6;
Recent Important Acquisitions, 5 (1963) pp. 140-141, #5; BIB# AI87079