Wedjet-eye Ring

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Object Name: 
Wedjet-eye Ring
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
76.1.95
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 2.2 cm W: 2.1 cm, Th: 1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
299-1 BC
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Berkowitz and Derek Content
Primary Description: 
Opaque medium deep blue and opaque white glass or glassy faience; hot-worked. Body of the ring appears to have been tooled and moved around in the manner of glass while the face of the ring retains the wedjet-eye motif, the iris is highlighted with white frit.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Former Collection
Berkowitz, Carl, Source
1976-01-01
Content, Derek, Source
1976-01-01
Category: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2007-04-01 through 2007-10-21
West Bridge Show; traveling to The Gallery at Steuben in 2008 (cancelled 6-2008)
Tracing Eye Beads Through Time (2013-03) illustrated, p. 24, fig. 1, upper left; BIB# AI92488
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 268, #802; BIB# 29547