Polished Obsidian Slab

Object Name: 
Polished Obsidian Slab

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Object Name: 
Polished Obsidian Slab
Accession Number: 
62.7.2 A
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 11.7 cm, W: 8.5 cm, Th: 4.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
probably 1900-1962
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
Primary Description: 
Translucent grey obsidian with darker greyish-black flow lines and red-brown inclusions; polished on all surfaces. Oval form probably a mirror, flat upper surface beveled, flat back.
Provenance: 
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, Source
1962-09-20
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 287, #877; BIB# 29547