Possibly Fragment of Globular Bottle

Object Name: 
Possibly Fragment of Globular Bottle

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Object Name: 
Possibly Fragment of Globular Bottle
Accession Number: 
Overall W: 4.6 cm, Diam: 8.8 cm, L: 5.9 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of the American Research Center in Egypt
Primary Description: 
Possibly Fragment of Globular Bottle. Almost colorless, with yellowish brown tint and few small bubbles. Blown and facet-cut. Fragment of bottle with globular body (?). Shoulder slopes and wall (Th. 0.25-0.4 cm) descends in smooth convex curve. Shoulder is plain and has sloping profile interrupted by shallow "step" (D. about 4.0 cm). Wall is decorated with two horizontal rows of hollow facets. Upper row consists of almost contiguous circular facets and lower row has contiguous row of oval facets with height greater than width; facets of lower row are below spaces between facets of upper row. Below facets, wall is plain, except for shallow "step" (D. 4.0-5.0 cm).
American Research Center in Egypt, Source
Fustat Glass of the Early Islamic Period (2001) illustrated, pp. 87, 89, 91 (fig. 41q); BIB# 75800
Glass Finds from Fustat: 1972-1980 (1987) illustrated, p. 67, no. 15, Fig. 15; p. 65, no. 10, fig. 10; BIB# AI19058