Fragment of Jar or Bowl

Object Name: 
Fragment of Jar or Bowl

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Jar or Bowl
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
51.1.146-11
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.4 cm; Estimate Rim Diam: 8 cm; Estimate Diam (max): about 10 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
900-1099
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Jar or Bowl. Almost colorless, with green tinge; decorated in yellowish brown. Blown; stained. Fragment of jar or bowl. Rim everted, with rounded lip; wall (Th. 0.1-0.15 cm) curves out, down, and in. Decorated on outside only. At bottom of rim and top of wall: pair of horizontal lines, presumably continuous, above repetitious Kufic or pseudo-Kufic inscription, in which parts of two words and one letter remain, perhaps intended to be al-yumn (good fortune).
Department: 
Provenance: 
Tano, Phocion J. (Greek), Source
Category: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
Inscription