Bottle

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Object Name: 
Bottle
Accession Number: 
86.1.10
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.5 cm, Diam (max): 5.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
perhaps 800-1099
Credit Line: 
Bequest of the Estate of Martha J. Herpst
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless glass, but with greenish tinge; very bubbly; blown. Bottle: cylindrical. Rim plain, with rounded lip; neck cylindrical, narrower at bottom than at top; shoulder slopes, with rounded edge; wall vertical, curving in at bottom; base plain, with pronounced kick; pontil mark large and irregular.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Herpst Estate, Martha J., Source
1986-07-31
Category: 
Technique: 
Inscription: 
Phoenician / Found in Tyir Syria / 300 B.C.
loose paper
inside
145
paper label
on neck
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume Two (2014) illustrated, p. 56-57, #685; BIB# 113723