Fragment (body of bowl)

Object Name: 
Fragment (body of bowl)

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Object Name: 
Fragment (body of bowl)
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.1.40
Dimensions: 
Overall H 3.4 cm, W: 2.6 cm, D: 10 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1400-1360 BC
Primary Description: 
Opaque deep blue glass, dull surface with patches of iridescent weathering film; cast and engraved. Fragment preserves rim and section of a shallow bowl with a hieroglyphic inscription cut below a horizontal line 7 mm. below the rim. In profile, the rim tapers to a slightly rounded edge. Inscription: "the king's wife...".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1959-07-27
The Book and the Spade
Venue(s)
University of Wisconsin-Madison 1975 through 1975
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
 
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 65, #36, pl. 37; BIB# 29547
The Book and the Spade : v. 3: Final Report (1975) p. 38, #186; BIB# 19420
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) illustrated, pp. 39-40, #51; BIB# 27315