Pendant

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Object Name: 
Pendant
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.1.91
Dimensions: 
Overall W: 3.7 cm, D: 1.5 cm, Th: 0.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1400-1360 BC
Primary Description: 
Opaque yellow glaze over ceramic element with inlays of opaque medium deep blue glass, dull surface, otherwise unweathered; molded element inscribed, glazed and finally inlaid. Long rectangular pendant broken on bottom, pierced at top with two regular suspension holes. Yellow glaze runs beneath blue inlays which form a hieroglyphic inscription on each side framed by a rectangular blue strip. Inscription: "Mut, lady of Ashern, Lady of Heaven...". Second inscription: "Mut, Lady of Heaven, mistress of the gods...".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1959-07-27
Garret Chatfield Pier Collection, Former Collection
Joseph Brummer Collection, Former Collection
Category: 
The Book and the Spade
Venue(s)
University of Wisconsin-Madison 1975 through 1975
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
 
1950'den gunumuze cam heykel sanati (2007) illustrated, p. 9, #9; BIB# 120378
Glass: an artist's medium (1998) illustrated, p. 8; BIB# 60085
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 87, #163, pl. 9; BIB# 29547
The Book and the Spade : v. 3: Final Report (1975) p. 38, #187; BIB# 19420
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) illustrated, pp. 30-32, #28; BIB# 27315