Ram Amulet

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Object Name: 
Ram Amulet
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
56.1.27
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 2.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
600-201 BCE
Primary Description: 
Translucent light blue glass, bubbly, thick iridescent weathering film on surface; cast. Ram walking to right on horizontal ground, upper portion of body badly worn. Irregular, roughly flat-backed amulet.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Ross, John G., Source
1956
Technique: 
Glass Animals: 3,500 Years of Artistry and Design (1988) illustrated, p. 18  (middle row); BIB# 32200
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 164, #410; BIB# 29547