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Object Name: 
Fragment
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
51.1.148-2
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.3 cm; Estimate Diam (max): about 11 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
800-999
Primary Description: 
Fragment. Translucent deep blue, with many small bubbles; decorated in pale yellowish gray and opaque orange yellow. Blown; stained. Fragment of vessel. Wall (Th. 0.2 cm) descends in smooth, markedly convex curve. Decorated on outside with small parts of four horizontal bands with (painted first) narrow linear motifs in gray and (painted afterward) broader motifs in orange yellow. Bands (described in descending order from assumed top of fragment) are separated by pairs of parallel gray lines: (1) indeterminate ornament (H. at least 1.8 cm); (2) indeterminate gray ornament, including two dots, and row of orange-yellow circles (H. 0.9 cm); (3) gray ornament that includes hatched pendent triangles and groups of open circles, with Y-shaped orange-yellow motifs superimposed on triangles (H. 1.3 cm); (4) only vestige remains.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Tano, Phocion J. (Greek), Source
Category: