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An Egyptian opaque white core-formed glass krateriskos

NEW KINGDOM, DYNASTY XIX (1307-1196 B.C.)

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An Egyptian opaque white core-formed glass krateriskos
New Kingdom, Dynasty XIX (1307-1196 B.C.)
Thick-walled, with wide cylindrical neck tapering to a squat bulbous body, on pad foot with concave base, twin vertical strap handles joined at the shoulder and middle of the neck, repaired
3¼ in. (8.2 cm.) high

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Cf. Egypt's Golden Age: The Art of Living in the New Kingdom, Museum of Fine Arts Boston, 1982, p. 167, no. 186; and B. Nolte, Die Glasgefässe im alten Ägypten, Münchner Ägyptologische Studien 14, 1968, p. 167, pls. XXIV-XXV, nos. 13-22 for similar opaque white krateriskoi.
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