Pendant in the Shape of a Head

A work made of glass, rod-formed technique.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of glass, rod-formed technique.

Date:

5th century/3rd century BC

Artist:

Phoenician; probably from the Eastern Mediterranean, or possibly Carthage

About this artwork

Head pendants like this example have been found in Phoenician settlements in North Africa and the Levant. They may have been made by Phoenician glassmakers or used as trade goods by Phoenician merchants.

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Ancient and Byzantine Art

Artist

Ancient Eastern Mediterranean

Title

Pendant in the Shape of a Head

Origin

Carthage

Date

500 BC–201 BC

Medium

Glass, rod-formed technique

Dimensions

1.6 × 0.8 × 0.8 cm (5/8 × 5/16 × 5/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson

Reference Number

X114

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