Amulet of the Sun on the Horizon

Object Name: 
Amulet of the Sun on the Horizon

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Object Name: 
Amulet of the Sun on the Horizon
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
76.1.88
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 1.7 cm, W: 1.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
299-1 BCE
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Berkowitz and Derek Content
Primary Description: 
Opaque red glass, entirely covered with a thick brown weathering crust sandy in feeling, bubbly and pitted on flat back surface; cast and retouched by cutting. Flat base with vertical sides, deep concave top receives a rounded or domical form with a button at peak.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Former Collection
Berkowitz, Carl, Source
1976-01-01
Content, Derek, Source
1976-01-01
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