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Catalog Data

Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
H (overall): 2.4 cm (15/16 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Eastern Mediterranean
Date:
1st century BCE
Description:
Pendant of black ram's head with yellow and white markings. Pierced at bottom.
Provenance:
To 1909
Giovanni Dattari (circa 1858-1923), Cairo, Egypt, to 1909 [1]
From 1909 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Giovanni Dattari in 1909 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See S.I. 189, Miscellaneous List, Egyptian Glass, pgs. 1 and 17, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. This piece is part of a collection of glass that was purchased en bloc and includes 1,388 specimens (for further purchase information, see the folder for F1909.332).
[2] See note 1.
[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.
Collection:
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Exhibition History:
Charles Lang Freer and Egypt (June 13, 1998 to October 2, 2011)
Ancient Glass (June 1962 to (end date unknown))
Glass Exhibition, in honor of VI International Congress on Glass (July 4, 1962 to December 3, 1962)
Previous custodian or owner:
Giovanni Dattari (1858-1923) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Topic:
Ancient Egyptian Art  Search this
Charles Lang Freer collection  Search this
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Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.526
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye37de91586-8775-44ea-8613-a88375c0df76
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1909.526