Fragment of Krateriskos or Amphora

Object Name: 
Fragment of Krateriskos or Amphora

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Krateriskos or Amphora
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Accession Number: 
Overall H: 2.9 cm, W: 1.6 cm
Not on Display
1400-1360 BC
Primary Description: 
Translucent deep blue glass appearing opaque, bubbly with a thin brown weathering crust, trails of opaque white, turquoise and opaque yellow; core-formed, trail-decorated and tooled. Fragment preserves rounded shoulder with inward sloping body all decorated with alternating trails of white, turquoise and yellow which have been dragged up toward the shoulder creating a close festoon pattern.
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 70, #65, pl. 7; BIB# 29547