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Object Name: 
Fragment
Accession Number: 
68.1.59-4
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 2.3 cm, Base Diam: 4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 901-999
Primary Description: 
Colorless or almost colorless glass; blown, linear-cut. Lower wall (Th. 0.2 cm) straight, tapering and curving in at bottom; base plain; pontil mark. Decorated on wall and underside of base. Wall has horizontal band (H. 2 cm) bordered by single grooves. It contains two horizontal rows of short, contiguous arcs; arcs in upper row have ends pointing down, while ends of arcs in lower row point up. Base has two superimposed triangles that form six-pointed star.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1968
Category: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, p. 110, #174; BIB# 113723