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: 
Overall H: 3.1 cm; Estimate Rim Diam: about 12 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Cup or Bowl. Almost colorless, with yellowish tinge; small bubbles; decorated in yellow. Blown; stained. Fragment of cylindrical cup or bowl. Rim plain, with rounded lip; upper wall (Th. 0.1-0.15 cm) is straight and tapers slightly. Decorated on outside: horizontal stripe (W. 0.3 cm), presumably continuous and with top 0.7 cm below lip, forms upper border of band of repetitive epigraphic or pseudo-epigraphic ornament, perhaps kāf ’alif kāf ’alif.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
kāf ’alif kāf ’alif
Stained on outside repetitive epigraphic or pseudo-epigraphic ornament