Glass head pendant

Phoenician or Carthaginian

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171

Semi-opaque cobalt blue, with opaque white and yellow, and translucent cobalt blue.
Cylindrical with large rod hole at bottom; horizontal rounded edge at back; applied suspension loop on top of head.
Applied twisted headband in cobalt blue and white; upper half of face in white, with blue and white stratified eyes, white ears, yellow pendant earrings, and white nose; beard in blue with small mouth in yellow.
Broken across face with most of beard missing, and blob on forehead also missing; some dulling, pitting, and weathering, with encrustation inside rod hole.

Blue mask with white face, yellow mouth and earrings, and handle at top.

Glass head pendant, Glass, Phoenician or Carthaginian

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