3 Gaming Pieces (?)

Object Name: 
3 Gaming Pieces (?)

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Object Name: 
3 Gaming Pieces (?)
Accession Number: 
79.1.3
Dimensions: 
(a) H: 2.3 cm; (a) Base Diam: 1.9 cm; (b) H: 2.2 cm, Diam: 2.1 cm, (c) H: 1.3 cm, Diam: 1.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1299-1200 BC
Primary Description: 
(a,b) Opaque bluish gray streaked with off-white (perhaps originally deep blue) and pale gray (perhaps originally opaque white); (c) opaque pale gray (original color unknown) and opaque pale yellow (perhaps originally yellow) glasses; (a,b) apparently wound around mandrel and trailed; (c) apparently wound around mandrel. (a) Gaming-piece or counter (?): conical, perhaps originally deep blue. Top rounded; side straight, curving inward at bottom; flat base, with tubular hollow (L. about 2.0 cm, D. 0/15 cm) at center. Single trail, perhaps originally white, wound around side and marvered flush with surface. (b) As "a", but with perforation extending from base (where it is D. 0.2 cm) to top of cone (D. 0.05 cm). (c) Gaming-piece or counter (?): spheroid, with flattened top and flat base, apparently with tubular hollow at center; upper part now pale gray and lowest 0.25-0.35 cm now opaque light yellow.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKinley, Gawain (British, 1945-1996), Source
1979-05-23
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Three (2003) illustrated, pp. 168, 234, #1186; BIB# 58895