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Ancient Art

Double Heads Back to Back

2nd–1st century B.C.

blue and green glass

Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore
1955.6.299
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Eastern Mediterranean, Syrian
Period: 
Hellenistic
Classification: 
Jewelry
Provenance: 

11-5-1925 Kouchakji receipt -- "Double head back to back pendant"

Bibliography: 

Gustavus A. Eisen, Glass: Its Origin, History, Chronology, Technic and Classification to the Sixteenth Century, 2 vols. (New York: William Edwin Rudge, 1927), vol. 1, p. 168, pl. 25.

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