<em>Inlay in the Figure of a Soul</em>, 525-30 B.C.E. Glass, 1 5/16 x 3/16 x 1 1/4 in. (3.3 x 0.4 x 3.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1240E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1240E_view1.jpg)

Inlay in the Figure of a Soul

Medium: Glass

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:525-30 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 1 5/16 x 3/16 x 1 1/4 in. (3.3 x 0.4 x 3.2 cm)


Accession Number: 37.1240E

Image: CUR.37.1240E_view1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Translucent, dark-blue glass. Reverse nearly flat, edges beveled, obverse modeled the figure faces the right, standing on a thin base; it raises a human hand in attitude of prayer. Nice details – stripes of wig-cover and feathers of wings, tail and legs indicated. Technic: Formed in an open mold. Reverse undulating, shows seams and folds, edges show some grinding and chipping. Condition: Unbroken.

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