Fragment of Bowl

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bowl
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
51.1.145-7
Dimensions: 
Overall Dim (max): 6.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
900-1099
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Bowl. Almost colorless, with bluish tinge; very few tiny bubbles; decorated in transparent brown. Blown; stained. Fragment of bowl. Lower wall (Th. 0.15 cm) curves down and in, and merges with base. Decorated on outside. Lower wall appears to have horizontal band, presumably continuous, divided by zigzag into alternating upright and inverted triangles; each upright triangle contains one solid tear-shaped(?) motif, while each inverted triangle has one dot and indeterminate curvilinear element; bottom of band has border composed of two stripes, which also form border of concentric medallion (external D. about 12 cm) with only trace of ornament surviving.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Tano, Phocion J. (Greek), Source
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