Fragment of Plaque or Inlay

Object Name: 
Fragment of Plaque or Inlay

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Plaque or Inlay
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 3.1 cm, W: 2.4 cm
Not on Display
1400-1250 BCE
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Berkowitz and Derek Content
Primary Description: 
Translucent deep blue glass, bubbly with patches of thick white iridescent weathering crust; mold-pressed. Rectangular plaque or inlay retains a large hemispherical convex center surrounded by relief dots from which eight rounded petals are symmetrically arranged, each petal is formed in two concave and concentric tongue-like elements.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Former Collection
Berkowitz, Carl, Source
Content, Derek, Source
Chemical Analyses of Early Glasses (Volume 1) (1999) pp. 49, 249. 251; BIB# 61154
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 94, #176; BIB# 29547