2 Fragments of a Bottle

Object Name: 
2 Fragments of a Bottle

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Object Name: 
2 Fragments of a Bottle
Accession Number: 
(a) Top Fragment H: 11.1 cm, Diam (max): 6.5 cm; (b) Bottom Fragment H: 1.7 cm, Diam (max): 6.5 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of the American Research Center in Egypt
Primary Description: 
2 Fragments of a Bottle. (a) Transparent yellowish green; some scale. Blown in dip mold. Bottle. Rim outsplayed, with rounded lip; neck cylindrical, slightly wider at bottom than at top; shoulder slopes, with rounded edge; wall (Th. less than 0.1 cm) is vertical for about 4 cm, then curves down and in. Decorated on wall with continuous horizontal band of ring-and-dot motifs, with small dots above and indeterminate motifs below it. (b) Transparent light yellowish green; some stones. Blown in dip mold. Fragment of bottle. Bottom of wall curves down and in; base plain, with kick and corresponding conical dome in floor; pontil mark (D. 1.1 cm). Decoration consists of seven(?) groups of three concentric circles on lower wall above concentric ring of small dimples at junction of wall and base.
American Research Center in Egypt, Source
Fustat Glass of the Early Islamic Period (2001) #36g, pp. 74-76, fig. 36g, Pl. 36g; BIB# 75800