Fragment of Jar

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Jar
Accession Number: 
68.1.58-44
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 3.3 cm; Estimate Rim Diam: about 9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
800-999
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Jar. Probably transparent light green; decorated in shiny deep red shading to blue and transparent light orange. Blown; stained. Fragment of jar. Rim thickened, with rounded lip; neck shaped like midsection of cone, wider at bottom than at top; upper wall (Th. 0.1 cm) curves steeply down and out. Decorated on both sides. On inside: horizontal band of deep red shading to blue, extending downward from top of lip for 1.7 cm; below this, band of transparent light orange with, at top, pair of horizontal deep red stripes. On outside, over orange on interior: small part of Kufic inscription in deep red with blue highlights.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1968
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