4 Rods with Spiral Decoration

Object Name: 
4 Rods with Spiral Decoration

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Object Name: 
4 Rods with Spiral Decoration
Accession Number: 
66.1.24
Dimensions: 
(a) L: 8 cm, D: 1.5 cm; (b) L: 6 cm, D: 1.4 cm; (c) L: 4.9 cm, D: 1.5 cm; (d) L: 4.8 cm, D: 1.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1250 BCE
Primary Description: 
4 Rods with Spiral Decoration. Opaque white and dark purple glass with buff colored weathering; trailed, marvered. (a) Fragment preserves end of rod which is rounded in profile and almost oval in cross section. (b-d) Short segments of rod which are broken at both ends; all fragments vertically pierced and retain an interior hole 6 mm. in diameter which tapers to the tip of (a) 5 mm.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1966-02-22
Ghirshman, Roman (French, b. Ukraine, 1895-1979), Former Collection
Technique: 
Material: 
Chemical Analyses of Early Glasses (Volume 3) (2012) pp. 227, 682; BIB# 61154
Ancient Glass = Koda-i garasu (2001) illustrated, p. 9, fig. 6; BIB# 71423
Chemical Analyses of Early Glasses (Volume 1) (1999) pp. 45, 249; BIB# 61154
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 49, #7 (a-d); BIB# 29547