Head Inlay

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Head Inlay
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Overall H: 2.8 cm, W: 1.8 cm, Th: 0.6 cm
Not on Display
25 BC-99 AD
Primary Description: 
Opaque red glass, heavily pitted and weathered, strain cracked and dull; cast, possibly recut. Inlay of a man's head facing left, entire surface badly eroded, perhaps by sand, eye, ear and mouth possibly retouched by cutting after casting, back shows flow lines of glass.
el Chaer, Mohamed abd El Rahim, Source
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 169, #447; BIB# 29547