Pendant with Head of Woman

Object Name: 
Pendant with Head of Woman

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Object Name: 
Pendant with Head of Woman
Accession Number: 
76.1.17
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 6.5 cm, W: 3.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
600-250 BC
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Berkowitz and Derek Content
Primary Description: 
Translucent deep blue or olive-green glass now totally weathered to a black and buff weathering product, applied opaque yellow glass; core-formed with trailed and tooled decoration. Large pendant bead in the shape of a woman's head with heavy curls across the top and hair falling on either side framing the face which is molded in yellow and has round eyes applied; large suspension loop applied in center of hair.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Former Collection
Berkowitz, Carl, Source
1976-01-01
Content, Derek, Source
1976-01-01
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 113, #228; BIB# 29547