Fragment of Bowl

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bowl
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Overall H: 2.5 cm; Estimate Rim Diam: about 10.5 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Bowl. Colorless, with many very small bubbles; decorated in light brown. Blown; stained. Fragment of shallow bowl. Rim plain, with rounded lip; wall (Th. 0.1 cm) curves down and in. Decorated on outside: horizontal stripe, presumably continuous, runs around outside of rim; below it, broad band of epigraphic or pseudo-epigraphic ornament, surviving part of which may be letters from adjacent iterations of al-yumn (good fortune).
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source