Fragment of Bottle (?)

Object Name: 
Fragment of Bottle (?)

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bottle (?)
Accession Number: 
68.1.58-87
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4 cm; Estimate Diam (max): about 4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1000-1199
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Bottle (?). Almost colorless, with green tinge; many small bubbles; decorated in yellowish brown. Blown; stained. Fragment of cylindrical bottle(?). Edge of shoulder rounded; wall (Th. 0.1 cm) vertical. Decorated on outside: horizontal band of ornament (W. 3 cm) with borderlines at top and bottom; trace of upper border remains at edge of shoulder, and lower border is 0.35-0.4 cm wide. Parts of two motifs stand on lower border: (1) upright but curving stem supporting, near bottom, solid circular element with two small, solid circles growing from it, one on each side of stem, and, above it, pair of very short leaves or twigs; and (2) unidentified motif, again solid. Stained areas have very narrow yellow "halos."
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1968
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