Bowl

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Object Name: 
Bowl
Accession Number: 
79.1.9
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.6 cm; Diam (rim): 13 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
900-1099
Credit Line: 
Gift of the American Research Center in Egypt
Primary Description: 
Transparent yellowish green glass; many bubbles, up to 1.4 cm across; blown. Bowl shaped like truncated cone, but rather lopsided. Rim plain, with rounded lip; wall straight and tapering; base plain, very slightly concave, and thicker at center than at edge; pontil mark irregular (W. 1.5 cm). Upper wall has continuous horizontal rib made by folding, 0.8 cm below lip.
Department: 
Provenance: 
American Research Center in Egypt, Source
1979-06-15
Category: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
78-10-42
label
bottom paper label
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume Two (2014) illustrated, p. 32, #633; BIB# 113723
Fustat Glass of the Early Islamic Period (2001) pp. 26-27; BIB# 75800
Glass Finds from Fustat: 1972-1980 (1987) illustrated, p. 61, no. 1; BIB# AI19058
Fustat Expedition: Preliminary Report 1978 (1984) illustrated, pp. 25-26, figs. 41-42; BIB# AI19829