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Object Number:
MS5390
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Roman
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Roman Period
Date Made:
1st century BC-1st century AD
Early Date:
-99
Late Date:
99
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Glass
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Elephant
Human Head
Geometric Motif
Description:
Blue base, cased with bluish white overlay. Eastern design cut, two-headed elephant, human head on body, fragment of geometric design inscribed in circle visible. Glass. Translucent, blue, whitish overlay. Cameo-sut technique.
Other Number:
GL04 (ancient glass project)   -   Other Number

Bibliography:

[Book] Smith, Ray W. 1957. Glass from the Ancient World. : Page/Fig./Plate: Catalog # 181, 184
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