Fragment (body of bowl)

Object Name: 
Fragment (body of bowl)

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Object Name: 
Fragment (body of bowl)
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H 3.4 cm, W: 2.6 cm, D: 10 cm
Not on Display
1400-1360 BCE
Primary Description: 
Opaque deep blue glass, dull surface with patches of iridescent weathering film; cast and engraved. Fragment preserves rim and section of a shallow bowl with a hieroglyphic inscription cut below a horizontal line 7 mm. below the rim. In profile, the rim tapers to a slightly rounded edge. Inscription: "the king's wife...".
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
The Book and the Spade
University of Wisconsin-Madison 1975 through 1975
Glass from the Ancient World
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 65, #36, pl. 37; BIB# 29547
The Book and the Spade : v. 3: Final Report (1975) p. 38, #186; BIB# 19420
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) illustrated, pp. 39-40, #51; BIB# 27315