Plaque with Ankh and Was

Object Name: 
Plaque with Ankh and Was

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Object Name: 
Plaque with Ankh and Was
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
95.1.77
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 1.9 cm, L: 1.8 cm, Th: 0.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
299-1 BC
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
White, yellow, red, black and deep blue, all opaque glasses; monochrome rods drawn or cast and perhaps cold-worked, then assembled into bundles and fused; bundles probably miniaturized by reheating and drawing, then perhaps cold-worked to make canes with simple patterns; groups of canes bundled, fused, and probably reheated and miniaturized, then cold-worked to make bar with complex patterns; bar sawed into slices; slice finished by grinding and polishing.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome, Source
1979