Polished Obsidian Slab

Object Name: 
Polished Obsidian Slab

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Object Name: 
Polished Obsidian Slab
Accession Number: 
62.7.2 B
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 12.7 cm, W: 6.7 cm, Th: 5.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
probably 1900-1962
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
Primary Description: 
Polished Obsidian Slab. Brick red, black, and translucent grey obsidian. Flat, ovoid shape, with both surfaces polished. Edges unfinished or broken.
Provenance: 
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, Source
1962-09-20
Material: 
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, pp. 287-288, #878; BIB# 29547