Fragment of Cup or Bowl

Object Name: 
Fragment of Cup or Bowl

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Cup or Bowl
Accession Number: 
79.1.27
Dimensions: 
Overall Dim (max): 4.5 cm, W: 3.1 cm; Estimate Diam (max): about 14 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1000-1199
Credit Line: 
Gift of the American Research Center in Egypt
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Cup or Bowl. Almost colorless, with greenish tinge; decorated in brown. Blown; stained. Fragment of cup or bowl. Wall (Th. 0.2 cm) roughly vertical, but with convex profile. Decorated on outside: band of repetitive epigraphic or pseudo-epigraphic ornament containing letters kāf ’alif kāf (possibly an abbreviation of baraka [blessing]).
Department: 
Provenance: 
American Research Center in Egypt, Source
1979-06-15
Category: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
Inscription
Fustat Glass of the Early Islamic Period (2001) illustrated, pp. 109, 111-112 (fig. 45e); BIB# 75800