Vessel Stamp

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Object Name: 
Vessel Stamp
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.1.330
Dimensions: 
Overall W: 2.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
714-721
Primary Description: 
Translucent bluish-green glass; applied, stamped. Roughly circular disc attached to side of vessel; on upper surface, four lines of Arabic in low relief; translation: "Ordered by Usamah b. Zayd; one-half qist of al-tila (ointment)".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1959-07-27
Umayyad and Abbasid Glass Weights and Measure Stamps in the Corning Museum (1971) illustrated, pp. 64-76 (fig. 1, #2); BIB# AI82451