Amulet

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Object Name: 
Amulet
Accession Number: 
66.1.112
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 2.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
200-50 BCE
Primary Description: 
Translucent deep blue glass, bubbly, thick milky-white weathering crust over entire object; formed on a pointed rod, tooled. Penis initially fabricated, pierced horizontally, remainder applied and tooled, three small beads applied at upper surface, all horizontally pierced for suspension.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sangiorgi, Sergio (Italian), Source
1966
Sangiorgi, Giorgio (Italian, 1886-1965), Former Collection