7 Rods with Spiral Decoration

Object Name: 
7 Rods with Spiral Decoration

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Object Name: 
7 Rods with Spiral Decoration
Accession Number: 
76.1.28
Dimensions: 
(a) L: 10 cm, Diam: 1.3 cm; (b) L: 7 cm, Diam: 1.3 cm; (c) L: 10.4 cm, Diam: 1.3 cm; (d) L: 10.5 cm, Diam: 1.3 cm; (e) L: 5.4 cm, Diam: 1.3 cm; (f) L: 4.2 cm, Diam: 1.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1250 BCE
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Berkowitz and Derek Content
Primary Description: 
7 Rods with Spiral Decoration. Opaque white and dark purple glass with buff colored weathering; trailed, marvered. (a) Rod preserves rounded end and substantial wall thickness, 5 mm.; one side virtually unweathered preserves wide and regular white trails marvered into the black rod. (b) Similar to (a), shorter and preserves rounded end. (c) Broken at both ends, preserves greatest diameter, 1.7 cm. (d-g) Sections broken on both ends.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Former Collection
Berkowitz, Carl, Source
1976-01-01
Content, Derek, Source
1976-01-01
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Former Collection
Ghirshman, Roman (French, b. Ukraine, 1895-1979), Former Collection
Technique: 
Material: 
Ancient and Islamic Glass: Selections from the Corning Museum of Glass (2019) illustrated, pp. 26-27;
Ancient Glass = Koda-i garasu (2001) illustrated, p. 9, fig 6; BIB# 71423
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 49, #6; BIB# 29547