11 December 2003,
Price realised USD 6,572
USD 5,000 - USD 7,000
A CARTHAGINIAN GLASS HEAD PENDANT
Circa 5th-4th Century B.C.
Rod-formed of dark blue glass, with an opaque yellow face and nose, the dark blue beard spade-shaped, the eyes blue on white on blue beneath dark blue brows, the yellow ears with opaque white earrings, the opaque white mouth open, the forehead centered with a white blob, the hair a fringe of dark blue snail curls, surmounted by a dark blue ridged suspension loop
1 in. (2.5 cm.) high
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Acquired by the current owner's family in the 1980s.
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