Fragment of Bowl

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bowl
Accession Number: 
68.1.58-139
Dimensions: 
Overall H: about 3.2 cm; Estimate Rim Diam: about 12 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1000-1199
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Bowl. Colorless or almost colorless; decorated in brown shading to pale brownish yellow. Blown; stained. Fragment of hemispherical bowl. Rim plain, with rounded lip; upper wall (Th. 0.15-0.2 cm) curves down and in. Decorated on outside: 0.5 cm below lip, horizontal stripe (W. 0.3 cm) forms upper border of frieze containing epigraphic or pseudo-epigraphic ornament, perhaps "al-yumn", good fortune.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1968
Category: 
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