Bowl

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Object Name: 
Bowl
Accession Number: 
69.1.70
Dimensions: 
a) H: 3.1 cm, Diam: 8.1 cm; b) H: 11 cm; b) Rim Diam: 11 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
800-999
Credit Line: 
Gift of the American Research Center in Egypt
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless, with yellowish tinge; very bubbly. Blown; linear-cut. Cup: cylindrical. Rim plain, with rounded, slightly thickened lip; wall vertical; base flat; roughly circular pontil mark (D. 1.6 cm). Decoration on wall consisted of linear-cut arcade, which, if symmetrical, had two diametrically opposed lozenges with double outlines separated by triangular arch with semicircular arch on either side of it, all with single outlines; arches terminated in pendent vertical lines with circular element at bottom, and triangular arches enclosed single vertical lines. Cuts are about 0.3 cm wide.
Department: 
Provenance: 
American Research Center in Egypt, Source
1969
Category: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, pp. 102-103, #159; BIB# 113723
Fustat Glass of the Early Islamic Period (2001) illustrated, pp. 13, 84-85 (fig. 40c); BIB# 75800