Heart Amulet

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Object Name: 
Heart Amulet
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.1.50
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 2.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1400-1350 BCE
Primary Description: 
Translucent deep blue, opaque white and opaque yellow glass, dull surface, some bubbles and stones; trail-decorated, tooled and drilled. Blue body with horizontally applied trails of white marvered in the surface, heavy trail of yellow applied at center within the area where two horizontal lugs are pulled out from body, one on either side, top has been reground recently, probably once retained an applied yellow trail, body flattened, tool marks evident.
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, #126; BIB# 29547