Molar Flask

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Object Name: 
Small Bottle
Title: 
Molar Flask
Accession Number: 
69.1.74
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.6 cm; Body W: 2.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
800-999
Credit Line: 
Gift of the American Research Center in Egypt
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless, with green tinge. Blown (body probably blown in dip mold); facetand linear-cut. Bottle: body has square cross section. Bottom of neck is cylindrical; shoulder narrow and rounded at edge; wall straight and slightly tapered; pyramidshaped foot projects from junction of each angle of body. Linear-cut decoration on lower neck consists of single horizontal groove. Decoration on body is both linear- and facet-cut, and identical on all four angles: short horizontal cut at edge of shoulder and, on wall, hollow facet shaped like inverted V above hollow oval facet.
Department: 
Provenance: 
American Research Center in Egypt, Source
1969
Category: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, pp. 71-72, #111; BIB# 113723
Fustat Glass of the Early Islamic Period (2001) #42m, pp. 13, 92, 95-96, fig. 42m, pl. 42m; BIB# 75800