Plaque

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Object Name: 
Plaque
Accession Number: 
62.7.2 B
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 12.7 cm, W: 6.7 cm, Th: 5.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1000
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
Primary Description: 
Translucent light grey obsidian with greyish-black flow lines and red-brown inclusions; cut and polished on both surfaces. Irregular slice of an obsidian nodule polished on both sides, probably recently.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, Source
1962-09-20
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, pp. 287-288, #878; BIB# 29547