Fragment of Amphoriskos or Bottle

Object Name: 
Fragment of Amphoriskos or Bottle

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Amphoriskos or Bottle
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 1.4 cm, W: 2.9 cm
Not on Display
1400-1360 BCE
Primary Description: 
Translucent dark yellow-brown glass appearing opaque, dull surface with some pitting and bubbles but unweathered, trails of opaque white and turquoise; core-formed, trail-decorated and tooled. Fragment preserves thickened rounded rim which bends in sharply to an almost cylindrical neck tapering inward slightly, all decorated with trails of alternating white and turquoise dragged upward toward the rim and marvered-in, the rim subsequently fashioned after the festoon decoration had been applied.
Blumka, Leopold, Source
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 67, #45, pl. 7; BIB# 29547