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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
Other NumberGL04 (ancient glass project) - Other Number

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.


Bibliography:

[Book] Smith, Ray W. 1957. Glass from the Ancient World. : Page/Fig./Plate: Catalog # 181, 184View Objects cited in this Publication

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