Jar

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Object Name: 
Jar
Accession Number: 
74.1.36
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9.8 cm, Diam: 3.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
799-600 BCE
Primary Description: 
Opaque grey-brown glass with opaque white trail decoration, bubbly, dull cracked surface covered with mat iridescence and thin film of brown incrustation in patches; core-formed. Thick flared rim tapers into short cylindrical neck bending out into long piriform body with pointed base, applied trail of opaque white glass marvered into surface and dragged up and down into feathered pattern, two white "ear" handles applied on shoulder.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1974-12-12
Technique: 
Material: 
Archaeology Exhibition
Venue(s)
Memorial Art Gallery of The University of Rochester 1980-03 through 1980-03
The Book and the Spade
Venue(s)
University of Wisconsin-Madison 1975 through 1975
 
Exhibition of Glass from Private American Collections and the Smithsonian Institution
Venue(s)
Smithsonian Institution 1962 through 1962
Glass and Glass Production in the Near East During the Iron Age: Evidence from Objects, Texts and Chemical Analysis (2019) illustrated, pp. 226, 274 (AM50);
Chemical Analyses of Early Glasses (Volume 3) (2012) illustrated, p. 597, right; BIB# 61154
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, pp. 104-105, #206; BIB# 29547
The Book and the Spade : v. 3: Final Report (1975) p. 38, #189; BIB# 19420