Inlay of Female Leg and Lower Torso

Object Name: 
Inlay of Female Leg and Lower Torso

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Object Name: 
Inlay of Female Leg and Lower Torso
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Overall H: 8 cm, Th: 1 cm
Not on Display
299-1 BC perhaps earlier
Primary Description: 
Translucent deep blue glass, bubbly; cast, repolished. Supple torso of a young woman broken below chest, retains slightly bulging belly with belly button drilled and polished, careful modeling of side and buttocks as well as knee, lower leg broken away; deep cut in side filled with three squares of opaque orange, each retain an opaque light blue lotus bud with pointed deep blue leaves and long opaque red line along bottom, the three squares are bordered top and bottom with a thin opaque yellow-green strip.
Moore, E. E., Source
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, pp. 170-171, #451; BIB# 29547