Ram's Head Pendant

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Object Name: 
Ram's Head Pendant
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Overall W: 1.3 cm, L: 2.6 cm, Diam: 3.9 cm
Not on Display
650-400 BC
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Ray Winfield Smith
Primary Description: 
Opaque white, opaque yellow and opaque deep blue glasses; head formed round metal rod; details apparently flame worked. Ram's head pendant. Head modeled in white; each eye indicated by applied yellow disk with blue blob at center; blue "eyebrows" extend from top of head above eyes toward base of skull. Suspension loop of white glass at back of head. Cylindrical hollow caused by withdrawal of rod retains traces of kiln wash or similar separating agent.
Smith, Ray Winfield, Former Collection
Smith, Mrs. Ray Winfield, Source
Corning Museum of Glass 2004-11-18 through 2005-04-24
Corning Incorporated Gallery 2007-03-19 through 2007-08-25
Glass Animals: 3,500 Years of Artistry and Design (1988) illustrated, p. 18  (bottom, left); BIB# 32200
Glass Animals: 3500 Years of Artistry (1988) illustrated, leaf 22; BIB# 3398