Pendant with Head of Man

Object Name: 
Pendant with Head of Man

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Object Name: 
Pendant with Head of Man
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 2 cm
On Display
600-250 BC
Primary Description: 
Translucent deep blue, opaque white and opaque yellow glass, bubbly with some pitting, white glass badly weathered; core- formed, trail-decorated and tooled. Small pendant bead in the form of a bearded head, fashioned around a core first of blue glass and tooled to form a beard, the face applied in a mask-like fashion in yellow and the nose tooled from this, the eyes, mouth, jewel on the forehead and ear rings in white, pupils picked out in blue with a decorative horizontal band across the top of blue coiled with opaque white, suspension loop on top is broken away.
Kelekian, C. Dikran, Source
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 108, #214; BIB# 29547