Statue Fragment

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Object Name: 
Statue Fragment
Accession Number: 
54.1.30
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 1.7 cm, W: 2.6 cm, L: 3.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
299 BCE-99 CE
Credit Line: 
Gift of Fahim Kouchakji
Primary Description: 
Statue Fragment. Turquoise glass with bluish tinge, dull surface with some incrustation; cast and possibly retouched by wheel-cutting. Fragment preserves right leg and four fingers of the right hand of a seated figure, the bend of the knee suggested by an engraved angle on the side of the fragment, on the right thigh a triangular section of the drapery or skin is preserved with a scale or feather-like pattern engraved on the surface, the fingers and knuckles of the hand are also engraved.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Kouchakji, Fahim (b. Syria, 1886-1976), Source
1954-06-01
Category: 
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 168, #444; BIB# 29547