Fragment of Bowl

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bowl
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
51.1.146-15
Dimensions: 
Overall H: about 4.6 cm; Estimate Rim Diam: about 16 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1000-1199
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Bowl. Almost colorless, with yellowish tinge; decorated in brown and brownish yellow. Blown; stained. Fragment of bowl. Rim plain, with rounded lip; wall (Th. 0.15 cm) tapers, with slightly convex profile, before bending down and in at bottom of fragment. Decorated on top of rim and on inside. On rim: narrow brown horizontal stripe. On inside, and meant to be read from inside: Kufic or pseudo-Kufic inscription in brownish yellow, evidently repetitive, probably containing al-yumn (good fortune).
Department: 
Provenance: 
Tano, Phocion J. (Greek), Source
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