Eyeliner Inlay

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Object Name: 
Eyeliner Inlay
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
55.1.65
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 2.4 cm, W: 6.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
699-1 BC
Primary Description: 
Opaque medium deep blue glass, dull, somewhat pitted; tooled and retouched by cutting. Element forms the liner for a left eye from a mummy case, preserving the horizontal decorative elongation at the outer edge.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1955-09-09
The Book and the Spade
Venue(s)
University of Wisconsin-Madison 1975 through 1975
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
 
Verres Antiques de la Collection R.W. Smith
Venue(s)
Musee de Mariemont 1954 through 1954