Molar Flask

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Object Name: 
Small Bottle
Title: 
Molar Flask
Accession Number: 
81.1.41
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5 cm; Each Side of Wall W: 1.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
800-999
Credit Line: 
Gift of the American Research Center in Egypt
Primary Description: 
Transparent deep green. Blown (body blown in dip mold); linear-cut. Bottle. Lower neck cylindrical; shoulder narrow; wall vertical, with rhomboid cross section; at bottom of wall, four feet, one at each corner. Decorated on body above and below four horizontal grooves, one on each side. Upper wall has, on each side, one broad V-shaped cut composed of two inclined planes on each side, and at each angle, one short horizontal notch. Lower wall has one narrow cut shaped like inverted V on each side and one short horizontal notch at each angle; legs are defined by inverted Vs, which continue downward and merge at bottom of wall.
Department: 
Provenance: 
American Research Center in Egypt, Source
1981-12-29
Category: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, pp. 140-141, #234; BIB# 113723
Fustat Glass of the Early Islamic Period (2001) illustrated, pp. 92, 95, 97, fig. 42o, pl. 42o; BIB# 75800
Glass Finds from Fustat: 1972-1980 (1987) illustrated, p. 68, no. 16, fig. 16; BIB# AI19058