Amulet

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Object Name: 
Amulet
Accession Number: 
77.1.8 C
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 3.4 cm, W: 1.1 cm, Th: .4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1800-1977
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Nancy Perkins
Primary Description: 
Irregular oval plaque decorated on one side in relief: schematic human head and torso shown frontally. Head is hairless, with vestigial ears; face has eyebrows, dot-like eyes, nose and mouth. Torso is rectangular and armless; it has necklace with two strands and garment decorated with three stars and illegible "letters." Edges are rounded and back is plain.
Provenance: 
Perkins, Nancy, Source
1977-10-19
Color: 
Technique: 
Fakes and Forgeries of Ancient Glass (1977) illustrated, pp. 129-136, esp. pp. 131-132; BIB# AI61740