Fragment of Amphoriskos or Jar

Object Name: 
Fragment of Amphoriskos or Jar

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Amphoriskos or Jar
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Accession Number: 
Overall L: 3.4 cm
Not on Display
1400-1360 BC
Primary Description: 
Translucent deep blue glass with a slight greenish tinge, bubbly with dull surface, some pitting, trails of opaque white, opaque yellow and turquoise; core-formed, trail-decorated and tooled. Fragment preserves rounded shoulder and inward tapering, body decorated with repetitive trails of white, yellow and turquoise all of which have been dragged up toward the shoulder in a thin festoon pattern and subsequently marvered into the surface.
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 70, #60, pl. 7; BIB# 29547