Pendant or Amulet

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Object Name: 
Pendant or Amulet
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
54.1.25
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 2.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
probably 399-1 BC
Credit Line: 
Gift of Fahim Kouchakji
Primary Description: 
Pendant or Amulet. Translucent blue-green, translucent amethyst and opaque white glass, bubbly with some stone; trail-decorated and tooled. Pendant in the form of a stylized wedjet-eye (or the goddess Thauert) of blue-green glass trail decorated with white and amethyst, marvered-in and dragged horizontally across surface; suspension hole applied and horizontally pierced at one end of amulet.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Kouchakji, Fahim, Source
1954-06-01
Category: 
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 166, #437; BIB# 29547