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Glass pendant in the form of a miniature jar

Period:
Late Imperial
Date:
late 3rd–4th century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass; rod-formed and tooled
Dimensions:
Other: 3/4 x 9/16 x 1/2 in. (1.8 x 1.4 x 1.3 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.4045
Not on view
Uncertain color, appearing black, with same color pad base and loop handle.
Large rounded loop at top for suspension; small, squat globular body; slanting pad base with flat bottom.
Body decorated with vertical ribbing.
Intact; dulling, most surfaces covered in dark brown weathering.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 4045, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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