Vessel Stamp

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Object Name: 
Vessel Stamp
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.1.313
Dimensions: 
Overall W: 4.5 cm, D: 4.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
720
Primary Description: 
Vessel Stamp. Semi-transparent dark green glass; applied, stamped. Roughly circular disc attached to side of vessel; on upper surface, six lines of Arabic in low relief. Translation: "Ordered Abdallah Yazid, Commander of the Believers, may Allah keep him straight; measure of Katam, full measure; at the hands of Hayyan b. Shurayh". [See External Object File 59.1.295-411 for Arabic inscription.]
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1959-07-27
Color: 
Material: 
Ancient and Islamic Glass: Selections from the Corning Museum of Glass (2019) illustrated, pp. 100-101;
Umayyad and Abbasid Glass Weights and Measure Stamps in the Corning Museum (1971) illustrated, pp. 64-76 (fig. 4, #6); BIB# AI82451