Fragment of Cup

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Cup
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
51.1.146-5
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.4 cm; Estimate Rim Diam: about 6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
900-1099
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Cup. Colorless; decorated in yellowish brown. Blown; stained. Fragment of cylindrical cup. Rim plain, perhaps cracked off or ground; wall (Th. less than 0.1 cm) vertical or almost vertical. Decorated on outside. At top of wall, two more or less horizontal stripes, presumably continuous, above broad band of repetitive Kufic or pseudo-Kufic inscription: perhaps al-yumn (good fortune).
Department: 
Provenance: 
Tano, Phocion J. (Greek), Source
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