Jar

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Object Name: 
Jar
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.1.8
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9 cm, Diam: 11.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
probably 1399-1300 BCE
Primary Description: 
Opaque turquoise glass, small bubbles at surface, some patches of white iridescent film; core-formed and tooled. Extremely thick walled vessel, thin flat rim bends down at a right angle to form a short cylindrical neck with wide mouth; body is squat inverted mushroom shape without base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1959-07-27
Color: 
Material: 
The glass of wine : the science, technology, and art of glassware for transporting and enjoying wine (2018) illustrated, p. 30, fig. 3.2, left;
Chemical Analyses of Early Glasses (Volume 1) (1999) pp. 38, 249, 251; BIB# 61154
Ejiputo no kodai garasu (1985) illustrated, p. 111 (XXIII-6) b/w; p. 68 (6-6) color; BIB# 86735
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, pp. 60-61, #27, pls. 4, 37; BIB# 29547
Agyptisches Kunsthandwerk (1969) p. 152, fig. 142; BIB# 28564
Die Glasgefasse im alten Agypten (1968) p. 129, pl. 23, #6; BIB# 25458
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) illustrated, pp. 24-25, #10; BIB# 27315