2 Notched Strips and 1 Bag of Strip Fragments from Mosaic Glass Shrine

Object Name: 
2 Notched Strips and 1 Bag of Strip Fragments from Mosaic Glass Shrine

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Object Name: 
2 Notched Strips and 1 Bag of Strip Fragments from Mosaic Glass Shrine
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.1.94 R
Dimensions: 
59.1.94 R-1 H: 0.4 cm, W: 2.3 cm, D: 0.2 cm; 59.1.94 R-1 H: 0.4 cm, W: 2 cm, D: 0.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
299 BCE-99 CE
Primary Description: 
2 Notched Strips and 1 Bag of Strip Fragments from Mosaic Glass Shrine. Mosaic glass or millefiori elements. Ten small fragments of a rectangular turquoise strip with multiple notches; a second translucent deep blue strip with three notches and a third opaque blue strip with an opaque median line also with three notches.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1959-07-27
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 211, #596 (bottom two rows); BIB# 29547