Small Bottle

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Object Name: 
Small Bottle
Accession Number: 
81.1.46
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 3.3 cm; Rim Diam: 1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 901-999
Credit Line: 
Gift of the American Research Center in Egypt
Primary Description: 
Transparent pale greenish blue. Blown; facet-cut. Bottle with cylindrical body. Rim plain, with upper surface ground flat; neck tapers; shoulder rounded; wall straight, with slight taper, which becomes more acute at bottom; foot shaped like shallow truncated cone; base flat; no pontil mark. Facet-cut decoration on neck and wall. On neck: six or seven contiguous vertical facets, which are rounded at top and bottom. On upper wall: row of five contiguous semicircular facets. On lower wall: row of five contiguous inverted triangular facets, which are rounded at bottom.
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. 64-65, #96; BIB# 113723
Fustat Glass of the Early Islamic Period (2001) #42f, pp. 93-94, fig. 42f; BIB# 75800
Glass Finds from Fustat: 1972-1980 (1987) illustrated, p. 67, no. 14, fig. 14; BIB# AI19058