Glass pendant in the shape of a Black African’s head

Greek, Eastern Mediterranean

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171

Translucent deep purple, appearing black.

Solid, vertical pendant, with mold marks running up sides and top of head, and under his neck; suspension loop on top of head.

Shaped like the head of a Black African.

Large chip in back of head and most of suspension loop missing; slight dulling and weathering.

Female head with handle on top; brown.

Glass pendant in the shape of a Black African’s head, Glass, Greek, Eastern Mediterranean

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