Fragment Bottle or Amphoriskos

Object Name: 
Fragment Bottle or Amphoriskos

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Object Name: 
Fragment Bottle or Amphoriskos
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.1.28
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 2.4 cm, W: 2.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1400-1300 BCE
Primary Description: 
Translucent bluish-turquoise glass, dull with streaks of devitrification spalling off surface, wear scratches, translucent light blue and opaque white trails; core-formed, trail-decorated and tooled. Fragment preserves thickened shoulder or lower base of a tapering vessel such as an amphoriskos with wide alternating trails of blue and white pulled one direction and subsequently marvered into the surface.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1948-07
to
1959-07-27
Molattam, Sayed, Former Collection
1948-07
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 74, #91, pl. 8; BIB# 29547