Fragment of Bottle or Amphoriskos

Object Name: 
Fragment of Bottle or Amphoriskos

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bottle or Amphoriskos
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Accession Number: 
Overall H: 3.5 cm, W: 3 cm
Not on Display
1400-1300 BCE
Primary Description: 
Translucent bluish-turquoise glass, bubbly, dull surface with some pinprick bubbles, opaque white and opaque yellow trails; core-formed, trail-decorated and tooled. Fragment preserves tapering lower section of a medium-sized vessel with tips of downward dragged festoon or feather pattern subsequently marvered into the surface.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 74, #89, pl. 8; BIB# 29547