Inlay of Male Face in Relief

Object Name: 
Inlay of Male Face in Relief

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Object Name: 
Inlay of Male Face in Relief
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.1.279
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 2.3 cm, W: 1.3 cm, Th: 0.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
possibly 399-1 BC
possibly 1900-1999
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Opaque red glass; cast, wheel-cut, and polished. Face of male, in profile, looking to left. Features are in low relief; eyebrow and eye defined by cutting; upper surface polished; lower surface uneven from pressing into open mold.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome, Source
1979