Bowl Fragment

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Object Name: 
Bowl Fragment
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Overall H: 3.3 cm; Rim Diam: 6 cm; Base Diam: 4 cm
On Display
1560-1530 BCE
Primary Description: 
Black obsidian, chipped with usage scratches; cut and engraved. Fragment preserves thick walled flaring vessel with heavy base, top of vessel ground flat, horizontal with base, rounded on either side, wall bends in gently to form body, on exterior a wheel-cut inscription of hieroglyphs.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
The Book and the Spade
University of Wisconsin-Madison 1975 through 1975
Glass from the Ancient World
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Verres Antiques de la Collection R.W. Smith
Musee de Mariemont 1954 through 1954
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, pp. 284-285, #857; BIB# 29547
The Book and the Spade : v. 3: Final Report (1975) p. 38, #184; BIB# 19420
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) illustrated, pp. 38-39, #50; BIB# 27315