Fragment of Bottle or Pitcher

Object Name: 
Fragment of Bottle or Pitcher

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bottle or Pitcher
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 4.8 cm; Estimate Diam (max): about 4 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Bottle or Pitcher. Almost colorless, with bluish green tinge; decorated in light yellowish brown. Blown; stained. Fragment: neck of bottle or pitcher. Lower neck (Th. 0.1-0.15) cylindrical. Decorated on outside (from top to bottom): part of Kufic or pseudo-Kufic inscription(?); pair of horizontal lines, connected by one transverse line; lines form border between inscription(?) and band of curvilinear ornament accompanied by dots; at bottom, probably close to shoulder, second pair of horizontal lines.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source