Vessel Stamp

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Object Name: 
Vessel Stamp
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.1.320
Dimensions: 
Overall D: 4.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 756-769
Primary Description: 
Vessel Stamp.Transparent dark green glass with brownish streamers; applied, stamped. Circular disc attached to rim and side of vessel; stamp, D: 33 mm, bearing five lines of Arabic in low relief. Translation: "In the name of Allah:/at the hands of/Abd al- Rahman/b. Yazid, one-quarter/qist, full measure". [See External Object File 59.1.295-411 for Arabic inscription.]
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1959-07-27