8 Cane Slices Showing Full Face of Goddess Hathor from Mosaic Glass Shrine

Object Name: 
8 Cane Slices Showing Full Face of Goddess Hathor from Mosaic Glass Shrine

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Object Name: 
8 Cane Slices Showing Full Face of Goddess Hathor from Mosaic Glass Shrine
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.1.94 B
Dimensions: 
Largest Cane Slice (59.1.94 B-5) H: 0.8 cm, W: 0.7 cm, D: 0.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
299 BCE-99 CE
Primary Description: 
8 Cane Slices Showing Full Face of Goddess Hathor from Mosaic Glass Shrine. Mosaic glass or millefiori elements. Eight full face plaques of Hathor, almost certainly formed from the same larger cane as the two halves of group (59.1.94 A). There is a great deal of distortion in several of the canes.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1959-07-27
Designs in Miniature: The Story of Mosaic Glass
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1995-06-03 through 1995-10-22
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 237, #687; BIB# 29547
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) illustrated, pp. 69-71, #99; BIB# 27315