Pendant in the Shape of a Woman’s Head

Object Name: 
Pendant in the Shape of a Woman’s Head

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Object Name: 
Pendant in the Shape of a Woman’s Head
Accession Number: 
54.1.13
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 2.5 cm, W: 1.7 cm, D: 1.2 cm, Diam (max): 2.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
300-40 BCE
Credit Line: 
Gift of Fahim Kouchakji
Primary Description: 
Pendant in the Shape of a Woman’s Head. Opaque brick-red, deep blue, and translucent aquamarine glass; rod-formed, molded, trailed, tooled. Pendant in the shape of a woman's head with back pad, curls, and central suspension loop formed in deep blue glass.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Kouchakji, Fahim (b. Syria, 1886-1976), Source
1954-07-01
Ancient and Islamic Glass: Selections from the Corning Museum of Glass (2019) illustrated, pp. 32-34;
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, pp. 112-113, #227; BIB# 29547