Fragment of Bowl

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bowl
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
51.1.145-24
Dimensions: 
Overall Dim (max): 5.4 cm; Estimate Diam (max): about 13 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1000-1199
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Bowl. Almost colorless, with green tinge; some bubbles, mostly very small; decorated in brown. Blown; stained. Fragment of probably hemispherical bowl. Wall (Th. 0.1 cm) is straight and almost vertical at top of fragment, below which it curves down and in. Decorated on exterior only (from top to bottom): on vertical section, band of indeterminate ornament, possibly epigraphic or pseudo-epigraphic, above band of braidlike motif composed of two overlapping rows of transverse S-shaped elements; on curved section, parts of two concentric circles (W. 0.3-0.4 cm) forming border of central medallion containing indeterminate ornament.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Tano, Phocion J. (Greek), Source
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