Glass pendant in the form of a demonic mask


On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171

Uncertain color, appearing black, with additions in same color and opaque white.
Cylindrical with large rod hole at bottom; horizontal rounded edge at back, pointed front projecting downwards; applied suspension loop on top of head.
Applied stratified eyes, ears decorated above and below by earrings, and nose; large downturned mouth, pointed beard or chin, and blob on forehead.
Intact, but missing proper left earrings and blob in forehead; pitting, dulling, and some weathering, with thick reddish brown encrustation in rod hole.

Black opaque mask with white decoration; handle at top.

Glass pendant in the form of a demonic mask, Glass, Phoenician

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