Fragment of Cup or Bowl (?)

Object Name: 
Fragment of Cup or Bowl (?)

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Cup or Bowl (?)
Accession Number: 
68.1.58-205
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 2.1 cm; Estimate Rim Diam: perhaps about 11 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
possibly 775-799
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Cup or Bowl (?). Transparent very pale greenish blue; decorated in reddish brown. Blown; stained. Fragment of cup or bowl(?). Rim thickened, with rounded lip; upper wall (Th. 0.1-0.15 cm) straight and tapering. Decorated on outside: horizontal line 1.3 cm below lip; above this, perhaps band of Kufic or pseudo-Kufic inscription, which may include small, solid triangle; below it, band of ornament that includes small open circle.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1968