Fragment of Jar or Amphoriskos

Object Name: 
Fragment of Jar or Amphoriskos

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Jar or Amphoriskos
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall W: 2.6 cm
Not on Display
1400-1300 BC
Primary Description: 
Translucent greenish-blue glass, dull surface, unweathered, trails of opaque white, opaque yellow and turquoise glass; core-formed, trail-decorated and tooled. Fragment preserves portion of neck and rounded shoulder extremely thick in cross section where the wall bends out to form the body; above the neck appears decorated with a series of alternating vertical trails of turquoise, yellow and white in something other than a festoon pattern while the shoulder retains the upper portion of a white and turquoise trail pulled up in the typical festoon decoration, the center of this decoration retains a small dimple where the tool was removed.
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 70, #64, pl. 7; BIB# 29547