Bottle

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Object Name: 
Bottle
Accession Number: 
79.1.13
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 15.2 cm, Diam (max): 9.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 800-899
Credit Line: 
Gift of the American Research Center in Egypt
Primary Description: 
Transparent pale yellowish green glass, with many minute to small bubbles; blown. Bottle: bell-shaped. Rim plain with flattened top and rounded edge; neck cylindrical, narrower at bottom than at top; shoulder slopes, with rounded edge; wall almost straight, and wider at bottom than at top; base plain, slightly concave on underside; pontil mark circular (D. 1.1 cm).
Department: 
Provenance: 
American Research Center in Egypt, Source
1979-06-15
Category: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume Two (2014) illustrated, p. 49-50, #669; BIB# 113723
Fustat Glass of the Early Islamic Period (2001) #12, p. 32 fig. 12, pl. 12; p. 33; BIB# 75800
Glass Finds from Fustat: 1972-1980 (1987) illustrated, p. 61, no.2, fig. 2; BIB# AI19058
Fustat Expedition Preliminary Report. Back to Fustat-A 1973 (1981) illustrated, pp. 430-431, fig. 11; BIB# AI77467