Knife

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Object Name: 
Knife
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
65.1.19
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 22.5 cm, W: 4.2 cm, Th: 1.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1200-1521
Credit Line: 
Gift of J. J. Klejman
Primary Description: 
Reddish-brown obsidian with translucent grey-black inclusions; pressure flaked all over. Long roughly rectangular blade with a point at each end.
Provenance: 
Klejman, J. J., Source
1965
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2007-04-01 through 2007-10-21
West Bridge Show
Glasperlen : vom einfachen bis zum anspruchsvollen Projekt (2005) illustrated, p. 8 (top); BIB# 103964
Making Glass Beads (2004) illustrated, p. 8 (top); BIB# 87168
Glasperlen: vm einfachen bis zum anspruchsvollen Projekt (1999) illustrated, p. 8, top; BIB# 64164
Making Glass Beads (1997) illustrated, p. 8, top left; BIB# 58966
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 288, #880; BIB# 29547