2 Wall Revetment Inlays

Object Name: 
2 Wall Revetment Inlays

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Object Name: 
2 Wall Revetment Inlays
Accession Number: 
(a) H: 6.5 cm, W: 4 cm, Th: 0.5 cm; (b) H: 5.1 cm, W: 3.6 cm, Th: 0.4 cm
Not on Display
25 BCE-99 CE
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Berkowitz and Derek Content
Primary Description: 
(a) Thin layer of opaque white sandwiched between two uneven layers of translucent deep blue glass, chord and streamers, thin iridescent weathering film on one side; cast and overlaid. Somewhat triangular fragment preserves flat sheet of multiple layers with long parallel impurities and chord running on upper surface which appears unweathered. (b) Similar smaller fragment with very thin upper blue layer appearing light blue on the white backing.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Former Collection
Berkowitz, Carl, Source
Content, Derek, Source
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, pp. 245-246, #714-715; BIB# 29547