Heart Amulet

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Object Name: 
Heart Amulet
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.1.49
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1400-1350 BCE
Primary Description: 
Translucent deep blue glass, opaque white and opaque yellow glass, bubbly, some surface dulling; trail-decorated, tooled and drilled. Body of blue glass horizontally wound with an opaque white trail marvered in, flattened form. Has two small vertical lugs, tooled after trail decoration was applied, heavy coil of opaque yellow applied at top, convex in profile, similar smaller collar applied at bottom now broken away, flattened body.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 79, #125, pl. 9; BIB# 29547