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Jar

Medium:
Stone-paste painted under glaze
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 49.2 × 30.1 cm (19 3/8 × 11 7/8 in)
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Syria
Date:
16th-17th century?
Topic:
Syria  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
iridescence  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1905.61
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye31f0df6b8-391c-4e78-ab41-4a63499279d1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1905.61

Bead, tubular

Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
H: 2.1 cm (13/16 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Syria
Date:
1st century
Topic:
Syria  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.1605
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Freer Gallery 20: A Collector’s Eye: Freer in Egypt
Data Source:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye30b539f8b-7339-403b-a515-ef8e7848e9e1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1909.1605

Bead, cylindrical, a little bent

Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
H: 2 cm (13/16 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Syria
Date:
1st century
Topic:
Syria  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.1620
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Freer Gallery 20: A Collector’s Eye: Freer in Egypt
Data Source:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3fa2ab8b4-3df3-4bb7-98b9-4e2b8ec69302
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1909.1620

Fragment of a beaker

Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
W (overall): 2.8 cm (1 1/8 in)
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Syria
Date:
1400-1200 BCE
Period:
Late Bronze Age
Topic:
Late Bronze Age (ca. 1600 - 1200 BCE)  Search this
Syria  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.604
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Freer Gallery 20: A Collector’s Eye: Freer in Egypt
Data Source:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3ea51ade0-e122-4fa0-8a34-f931242a6c6c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1909.604

Disk bead amulet

Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
Diam (overall): 3.4 cm (1 5/16 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Syria
Date:
4th century
Topic:
Syria  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
protection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.774
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Freer Gallery 20: A Collector’s Eye: Freer in Egypt
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye34c5cff4d-d158-4725-a6b4-493c95c88cbe
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1909.774

Disk bead, so-called Constantinian amulet

Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
Diam (overall): 3.7 cm (1 7/16 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Syria
Date:
4th century
Topic:
Syria  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
protection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.776
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Freer Gallery 20: A Collector’s Eye: Freer in Egypt
Data Source:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3f0722d9d-fffe-4809-b341-3545b6d68cf2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1909.776

Disk bead, so-called Constantinian amulet

Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
Diam (overall): 3.4 cm (1 5/16 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Syria
Date:
4th century
Topic:
Syria  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
protection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.777
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Freer Gallery 20: A Collector’s Eye: Freer in Egypt
Data Source:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye38956a867-393d-4804-ba4e-0de3a12edbba
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1909.777

Knob, olive shaped; fragmentary at each end

Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
H x W: 2.1 x 1.8 cm (13/16 x 11/16 in)
Type:
Unclassified
Origin:
Syria
Date:
4th-6th century
Topic:
Syria  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.781
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Freer Gallery 20: A Collector’s Eye: Freer in Egypt
Data Source:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3337ae6ae-b4ca-4d44-9d6f-7ec7fcd318b3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1909.781

A Fish amulet; pierced for suspension

Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
H (overall): 2.2 cm (7/8 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Syria?
Date:
3rd century
Topic:
fish  Search this
Syria  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
protection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.787
Restrictions & Rights:
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Freer Gallery 20: A Collector’s Eye: Freer in Egypt
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye32a31fac1-ca4f-464c-a72e-b1f6f62919a2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1909.787

Amulet, in dolphin form. Pierced for suspension

Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
H (overall): 2.1 cm (13/16 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Syria
Date:
4th century
Topic:
Syria  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
protection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.788
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Freer Gallery 20: A Collector’s Eye: Freer in Egypt
Data Source:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye34fb2ddc9-0f41-480b-8e45-ec2e91378b7c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1909.788

Vase or reliquary (?)

Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
H (overall): 3 cm (1 3/16 in)
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Syria
Date:
2nd-4th century
Period:
Roman period
Topic:
Roman Period (30 BCE - 395 CE)  Search this
Syria  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.835
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Freer Gallery 20: A Collector’s Eye: Freer in Egypt
Data Source:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye344c88b1e-ba31-4de1-a689-1ad605038359
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1909.835

Vase pendant: lateral bore in the neck

Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
H (overall): 3.6 cm (1 7/16 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Syria
Date:
1st century B.C. or
Topic:
Syria  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.836
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Freer Gallery 20: A Collector’s Eye: Freer in Egypt
Data Source:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye33ee90f05-1fda-481d-9026-cdfeb6990095
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1909.836

Amulet of "Joseph of Arimathea pitcher" form; neck, base and handle broken

Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
H (overall): 3.1 cm (1 1/4 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Syria
Date:
4th century
Topic:
Syria  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
protection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.837
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Freer Gallery 20: A Collector’s Eye: Freer in Egypt
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3854b0775-eeab-4164-910c-4f31710cc03c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1909.837

Amulet of "Joseph of Arimathea pitcher" form

Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
H (overall): 2.2 cm (7/8 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Syria
Date:
4th century
Topic:
Syria  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
protection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.838
Restrictions & Rights:
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Freer Gallery 20: A Collector’s Eye: Freer in Egypt
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye37ef95675-0d19-4f78-9540-5271a3ad5801
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1909.838

Amulet of "Joseph of Arimathea pitcher" form

Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
H (overall): 1.2 cm (1/2 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Syria
Date:
4th century
Topic:
Syria  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
protection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.839
Restrictions & Rights:
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Freer Gallery 20: A Collector’s Eye: Freer in Egypt
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3280b537a-db4c-46ec-8afe-5d25d375e32f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1909.839

Amulet of "Joseph of Arimathea pitcher" form; longitudinal bore. Handle missing

Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
H (overall): 2.3 cm (7/8 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Syria
Date:
4th century
Topic:
Syria  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
protection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.840
Restrictions & Rights:
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
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Freer Gallery 20: A Collector’s Eye: Freer in Egypt
Data Source:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye35998082b-c451-46a5-9152-aedbf7c14147
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1909.840

Amulet of "Joseph of Arimathea pitcher" form, with a longitudinal bore. Lip broken

Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
H (overall): 2 cm (13/16 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Syria
Date:
4th century
Topic:
Syria  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
protection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.841
Restrictions & Rights:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye357aa2021-0c74-4eb4-9103-f4251c7abd7e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1909.841

Amulet of "bambino" type, with an eyelet

Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
H (overall): 3.5 cm (1 3/8 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Syria
Date:
4th century
Topic:
Syria  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
protection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.842
Restrictions & Rights:
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Data Source:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3971f692b-1cfe-4691-95b6-320e53fb85f2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1909.842

Amulet of "sacred blood drop" form; large eyelet

Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
H (overall): 2.2 cm (7/8 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Syria
Date:
4th century
Topic:
Syria  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
protection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.843
Restrictions & Rights:
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Data Source:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3e4aa7588-66ab-4063-b8de-37f5b9c23bd8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1909.843

Amulet of "bambino" type, with a large eyelet

Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
H (overall): 2.9 cm (1 1/8 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Syria
Date:
4th century
Topic:
Syria  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
protection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.844
Restrictions & Rights:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3320c506e-30cc-4a07-a4d9-9a58f92a1a30
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1909.844

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