Fragment of Bowl

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Fragment of Bowl
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Overall H: 3.5 cm; Estimate Rim Diam: about 12 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Bowl. Transparent yellowish brown, with one bubble (L. more than 0.25 cm); decorated in opaque grayish yellow shading to transparent mauve. Blown; stained. Fragment of shallow bowl. Rim plain, with slightly thickened, rounded lip; wall (Th. 0.1 cm) curves down and in, and turns sharply inward at edge of base. Decorated on top of rim and interior. On top of rim: continuous narrow stripe, with one circular drip below each side of lip. On wall (assuming decoration to be repetitive and continuous): upper wall, just below lip, has row of adjoining pendent triangles defined by narrow lines, each triangle containing one linear motif shaped like figure 8 bisected by vertical stripe and one solid motif shaped like equal-arm cross or even schematic bird with outspread wings; lower wall and edge of floor have similar figure 8 and cruciform elements.
Tano, Phocion J. (Greek), Source