Fragment of Bowl

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bowl
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
51.1.146-16
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.7 cm; Estimate Rim Diam: 9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1000-1199
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Bowl. Colorless; decorated in light brownish yellow. Blown; stained. Bowl: cylindrical. Rim plain, with rounded lip; wall (Th. 0.15 cm) straight, tapering slightly; it has hollow horizontal rib, 0.7 cm below lip, and it curves down and in at bottom. Decorated on outside: between bottom of rib and of straight section of wall, band of repetitive Kufic or pseudo-Kufic inscription between horizontal borders, 0.4 cm and 0.3 cm wide; on curved section, band of ovate leaves with pointed ends, apparently radiating from center of bowl.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Tano, Phocion J. (Greek), Source
Category: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
Inscription