Fragment of Bowl

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bowl
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
51.1.145-22
Dimensions: 
Overall H: about 5.3 cm; Estimate Diam (max): about 12 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
900-1099
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Bowl. Almost colorless, with green tinge; decorated in brown. Blown; stained. Fragment of hemispherical bowl. Lower wall (Th. 0.15 cm) curves down and in, and merges with convex base. Decorated on outside of wall and base. On wall: above two horizontal stripes, presumably continuous, ornament appears to consist of band of contiguous triangular compartments, those with apexes toward top alternating with those with apexes toward bottom; former contain vegetal scrolls, and latter contain indeterminate motif. On base: unidentified linear motifs. Brown lines have narrow pale blue "halos."
Department: 
Provenance: 
Tano, Phocion J. (Greek), Source
Category: 
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