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Ancient Art

Inlay in the Shape of the Head of a Vulture

1400–1300 B.C.

Molded Glass

1.9 × 3.6 × 0.9 cm (3/4 × 1 7/16 × 3/8 in.)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore
1955.6.295
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Egyptian
Period: 
New Kingdom, Late Dynasty 18
Classification: 
Jewelry
Provenance: 

Ex-G. Sangiorgi Collection (according to Mrs. Moore).

Bibliography: 

Gerry D. Scott, III, Ancient Egyptian Art at Yale, 1st (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 101, no. 52, ill.

Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 4, no. 5, ill.

Richard A. Grossmann, Ancient Glass: A Guide to the Yale Collection (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2002), 6, fig. 1.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.