Pendant with Inlayed Eyes

Object Name: 
Pendant with Inlayed Eyes

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Object Name: 
Pendant with Inlayed Eyes
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
54.1.31-3
Dimensions: 
Overall Diam: 1.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1400-1300 BCE
Credit Line: 
Gift of Fahim Kouchakji
Primary Description: 
Opaque yellow, opaque white, opaque blue and translucent brown glass appearing black; formed on a wire, trail-decorated and tooled. Flat disc-shaped pendant of opaque yellow glass with small eye applied and marvered in on one side, the eye consists of a large brown dot with small white dot and brown center; pierced horizontally through body, small preserves suspension loop added after eye motif was pressed on one side, motif covers entire surface of pendant.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Kouchakji, Fahim (b. Syria, 1886-1976), Source
1954-06-01
Category: 
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 81, #133-135, pl. 9; BIB# 29547