Bowl

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Object Name: 
Bowl
Accession Number: 
79.1.11
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9.5 cm, Diam (max): 12 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
700-899
Credit Line: 
Gift of the American Research Center in Egypt
Web Description: 
The bowl was found during excavations directed by Prof. George T. Scanlon at Fustāt (Old Cairo) between 1964 and 1980.
Department: 
Provenance: 
American Research Center in Egypt, Source
1979-06-15
Category: 
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Technique: 
Material: 
Primary Description: 
Bowl. Transparent pale bluish green; some bubbles up to 0.3 cm long. Blown. Bowl: cylindrical. Rim plain, with external bevel; wall (Th. 0.15–0.2 cm) vertical, but with slightly convex profile; base flat at edge.
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume Two (2014) illustrated, p. 23-24, #612; BIB# 113723
Fustat Glass of the Early Islamic Period (2001) p. 24, #3a; BIB# 75800