Inlay Eyeliner

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Object Name: 
Inlay Eyeliner
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
76.1.70
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 2.8 cm, W: 6.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
685-525 BC or later
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Berkowitz and Derek Content
Primary Description: 
Opaque white cased with translucent deep blue glass, pitted, bubbly with thin iridescent film on surface; cased and tooled. Element is a liner for the left eye of a mummy case or mask, retaining stylized tear duct while elaborate horizontal decoration at outer edge of eye is broken away.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Former Collection
Berkowitz, Carl, Source
1976-01-01
Content, Derek, Source
1976-01-01
Color: 
Technique: 
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 172, #456; BIB# 29547