Egypt / Fragment / Glass

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Object Identifier
1970.03.0926
Object Name
Fragment
Object Type
Glass vessels
Materials
Glass
Width
5.3
Height
5.0
Inscribed
no
Full Artifact Description
Fragment of a beaker. Central piece of slightly flaring wall in free blown and cut translucent, almost colorless glass. Above sharply protruding ridge a stylized palmette with curving tendrils pointing up. Trace of curving design to left of palmette’s tip. Finely incised lines on tendrils. Thin glass, thickening toward the bottom. Over all brown discoloration and milky weathering.
Cf. Carboni and Whitehouse #79.
Verbatim Date
9th-10th C AD
Verbatim Provenance
Egypt
Verbatim Site
Egypt
Countermark
no
Type Category
Artifact

Technical Details

Record
1970.03.0926
Link to this Item
https://quod.lib.umich.edu/k/kelsey/x-1970.03.0926/1970_03_0926

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"Egypt; Fragment; Glass". https://quod.lib.umich.edu/k/kelsey/x-1970.03.0926/1970_03_0926. University of Michigan Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 07, 2022.