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: 
Overall W: 3.4 cm
Not on Display
1400-1300 BC
Primary Description: 
Dull turquoise glass, bubbly with some surface pitting and dulling, thin brown weathering crust in patches on surface, opaque white trails; core-formed, trail-decorated and tooled Fragment preserves rounded shoulder with white trail decoration applied at base of neck as well as around vessel wall just below shoulder, trails on body have been dragged downward and subsequently marvered in, trails around neck have been pulled away slightly to form a sort of star pattern and subsequently marvered into the surface.
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 74, #92, pl. 8; BIB# 29547