Fragment of Bowl

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bowl
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
51.1.145-30
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 1.8 cm, Dim (max): 10.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1000-1199
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Bowl. Transparent very pale green, with many small bubbles; decorated in brown. Blown; stained. Fragment of bowl. Bottom of wall (Th. 0.15 cm) curves down and in, and merges with base, which is slightly concave, except at center; pontil mark circular (D. 1.1 cm). Decorated in brown on outside of wall and base, and on inside of base. On outside: linear motifs consisting of two superimposed equilateral triangles, which together form six-pointed star composed of small equilateral triangles projecting from sides of hexagon; hexagon contains circle surrounding pontil mark, with dot at center, and each triangle contains scroll with dots in background; hexagon also contains unintended brownish yellow smudge. On inside, above pontil mark: brownish yellow circle with brown dot at center.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Tano, Phocion J. (Greek), Source
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