Scarab on a Base

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Object Name: 
Scarab on a Base
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
56.1.15
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 2.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
600-201 BC
Primary Description: 
Translucent greyish-blue glass, thin iridescent weathering product over entire surface; cast, some retouching by cutting especially around entire edge and on upper surface. Well modeled with good detail.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Ross, John G., Source
1956
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, pp. 160, #371; BIB# 29547