Fragment of Bowl

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bowl
Accession Number: 
68.1.58-88
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 2.5 cm; Estimate Rim Diam: about 10.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
900-1099
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).
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1968
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