Scarab Amulet Fragment

Object Name: 
Scarab Amulet Fragment

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Object Name: 
Scarab Amulet Fragment
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.1.93 J
Overall H: 2.1 cm
Not on Display
600-201 BCE
Primary Description: 
Opaque red glass with some green and buff weathering product adhering; cast with flat back. Fragment preserves half of a roughly circular element, domical in cross section. It appears to be the back portion of a scarab.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
Glass from the Ancient World
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Verres Antiques de la Collection R.W. Smith
Musee de Mariemont 1954 through 1954