Fragment of Bottle

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bottle
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Overall H: 1.9 cm, W: 2.3 cm
Not on Display
1400-1300 BC
Primary Description: 
Light turquoise glass, bubbly with some devitrification and thin brown weathering product on surface, trails of opaque white, opaque yellow; core-formed, trail-decorated and tooled. Fragment preserves body of a tapering vessel, possibly a bottle, with festoon decoration of yellow and white which has been dragged upward deeply furrowing the body and creating ribs, on left side a scar of translucent yellow-brown glass may indicate the application of a handle or trail decoration.
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 75, #97, pl. 8; BIB# 29547