Vessel Stamp

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Object Name: 
Vessel Stamp
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.1.309
Dimensions: 
Overall D: 3.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 760-762
Primary Description: 
Vessel Stamp. Transparent green glass; applied, stamped. Circular disc attached to rim and side of vessel; circular stamp, D: 35 mm, bearing five lines of Arabic in low relief; translation: "In the name of Allah:/at the hands of Mu'aw-/iyah b. Abdullah:/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
Umayyad and Abbasid Glass Weights and Measure Stamps in the Corning Museum (1971) illustrated, pp. 64-76 (fig. 10, #29); BIB# AI82451