Bowl

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Object Name: 
Bowl
Accession Number: 
79.1.10
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.8 cm; Estimate Diam: 14 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
700-899
Credit Line: 
Gift of the American Research Center in Egypt
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless glass, but with yellowish green tint; blown. Bowl: cylindrical. Rim plain, with rounded lip; wall (Th. 0.15 cm) straight and almost vertical, tapering slightly, and curving in at bottom; base plain, slightly convex, and thicker at center than at edge; pontil mark oval (1.4 x 1.2 cm).
Department: 
Provenance: 
American Research Center in Egypt, Source
1979-06-15
Category: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume Two (2014) illustrated, p. 24-25, #614; BIB# 113723
Fustat Glass of the Early Islamic Period (2001) p. 25, #3b; BIB# 75800