Obsidian Blade

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Object Name: 
Obsidian Blade
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
52.5.1 C
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 3.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of M. Quinters
Primary Description: 
Smokey greenish-grey obsidian; struck from a prepared core. Long rectangular blade, roughly truncated triangle in cross section, probably three- quarters to one-half missing.
Provenance: 
Quinters, M., Former Collection
1952-07-17
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 287, #875; BIB# 29547