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Object Name: 
Fragment
Accession Number: 
68.1.58-5
Dimensions: 
Overall Dim (max): 3.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
800-999
Primary Description: 
Fragment. Transparent pale greenish blue; decorated in very deep brown, reddish brown, orange, and pale yellow shading to silver. Blown; stained. Fragment from bottom of vessel (Th. 0.5-0.7 cm). Decorated on both sides. On upper surface: deep brown stripe, which is curved and may define roundel; it has narrow yellow outer border (D. about 11 cm) and serrated yellow inner border; roundel contains intricate pattern of semicircles, circles, and other shapes outlined in reddish brown and partly filled with orange; trace of reddish brown and orange ornament outside roundel. On lower surface: patches of very deep brown and unintelligible linear motifs in silver with hint of yellow.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1968
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