Fragment of Bottle or Amphoriskos

Object Name: 
Fragment of Bottle or Amphoriskos

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bottle or Amphoriskos
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
58.1.9
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 3.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1400-1360 BC
Primary Description: 
Translucent deep blue glass with a greenish-tinge, bubbly, dull surface with trails of opaque white and yellow; core-formed, trail-decorated and tooled. Fragment preserves portion of neck, shoulder and body of a medium-sized vessel, probably an amphora. Both neck and shoulder are decorated with alternating yellow and white trails dragged up and down on the neck, but only upward on the shoulder to create a festoon pattern and deep enough to create a ribbed effect on the vessel wall.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Former Collection
Blumka, Leopold, Source
1958-06-05
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 70, #61, pl. 7; BIB# 29547