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Object Identifier
1970.03.0947
Object Name
Disc
Materials
Glass
Length
th 0.8
Pierced
161
Inscribed
161
Full Artifact Description
Bull’s eye window glass. Free blown of translucent yellow-brown glass. Circular with raised smoothed rim and an omphalos on one side with a pontil mark. Glass bubbly with black inclusions. One side polished, other side has milky iridescence.
Cf. Lamm, Samarra p. 127-128 for discussion of bull’s eye glass, some found in plaster frames.
Verbatim Date
9th-10th C AD
Verbatim Provenance
Egypt
Production Site
140
Countermark
161
Type Category
30

Technical Details

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1970.03.0947
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https://quod.lib.umich.edu/k/kelsey/x-1970.03.0947/1970_03_0947

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"Disc; Glass." In the digital collection Kelsey Museum of Archaeology Art & Artifact Collection. https://quod.lib.umich.edu/k/kelsey/x-1970.03.0947/1970_03_0947. University of Michigan Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 18, 2024.
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