Head

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Object Name: 
Head
Accession Number: 
55.1.46
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.9 cm, Th: 0.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
possibly 900-999
Primary Description: 
Transparent and translucent very pale yellowish glass with few small and minute bubbles; weathering and slight peacock iridescence; free blown and probably pressed (stamped); lower part of a ewer (Mazda); human head and neck in relief.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Mazda, A. A., Source
1955-11-22
Sasanian and Post-Sasanian Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (2005) illustrated, p. 37, #37; BIB# 88262