Inlay (hand from figure)

Object Name: 
Inlay (hand from figure)

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Object Name: 
Inlay (hand from figure)
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
95.1.69
Dimensions: 
Overall W: 1.4 cm, Th: 0.9 cm, L: 3.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
399-1 BC
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Deep blue, opaque glass; cast; probably cut, ground, and polished. Inlay, with front in low relief, and sides and back plain. Human hand shown in profile raised to right. Fingers are long and extended, with clear gap between first finger and thumb; visible surfaces highly polished, and gaps between fingers and thumb indicated by V-shaped cuts. Sides are ground smooth but not polished. Back has uneven surfaces, with only small amount of grinding.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome, Source
1979
Inscription: 
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