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: 1.8 cm, W: 4.2 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 shoulder segment of an amphoriskos or bottle with two separate registers of white and yellow trails, each dragged alternately up and down and subsequently marvered into the surface, in the upper area some tooling on the surface may indicate the point below the handle although this is impossible to verify.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 74, #90, pl. 8; BIB# 29547