Fragment of Bowl

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bowl
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
51.1.145-33
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 1.4 cm, Dim (max): 8.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1000-1199
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Bowl. Transparent very pale green, with many small bubbles; decorated in yellowish brown. Blown; stained. Fragment of bowl. Lower wall curves down and in at shallow angle; base plain and very narrow (D. about 2.5 cm), with slight dome on inside and chill marks on exterior; pontil mark circular (D. 1 cm). Decorated on inside with concentric roundel contained within two borderlines (D. [exterior line] about 8.5 cm, [interior line] about 7.5 cm). Roundel is divided by three pairs of parallel lines into four compartments: two are rectangular, and two are shaped like lunettes. Each compartment contains hastily executed angular scroll with tendrils. Outside roundel, trace of indeterminate ornament remains at one point.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Tano, Phocion J. (Greek), Source
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