Fragment of Jar or Krateriskos

Object Name: 
Fragment of Jar or Krateriskos

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Jar or Krateriskos
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 3.3 cm, W: 5.2 cm
Not on Display
1400-1360 BC
Primary Description: 
Translucent medium blue glass, bubbly, milky weathering product over surface with trails of opaque yellow, opaque white and turquoise; core-formed, trail-decorated and tooled. Fragment preserves somewhat less than one-half of the squat globular body of a small jar with a regular series of five opaque white trails wrapped around greatest diameter bordered above with an opaque yellow trail, below with a yellow and turquoise trail, all dragged up at regular intervals to form an elaborate festoon decoration and subsequently marvered in; the shoulder preserves two stumps where a small trail of turquoise was looped over to form a handle.
Blumka, Leopold, Source
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 69, #58, pl. 7; BIB# 29547