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Verre byzantin et islamiqueByzantine and Islamic Glass

Maria Mossakowska-Gaubert

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Glass Bottles and Vials from Tiberias
Annales du 15e Congrès de l'Association Internationale pour l'Histoire du Verre (New York – Corning 2001)
AIHV, Nottingham, 2003, p. 158-164

[601, 1100]
• Two major chronological assemblages from Tiberias:
- Umayyad and early Abbasid,
- late Abbasid and early Fatimid.

• Follows the transition from local and regional production to integration within the Islamic world.

• Examples of glass vessels:
– spherical Umayyad bottles with short necks and thickened rims (fig. 1.1);
– bell-shaped bottles with a flaring neck and a bulge at the base (fig. 2.20-21) - 9th century;
– mushroom-shaped rim with a short neck, made of thick, dark purple glass (fig. 2.22) - 11th century;
– cosmetic square bottles: blown and marvered (fig. 3.26-28) - late 8th-10th century;
– mould-blown ribbed bottle (fig. 3.25) - late 10th-early 11th century;
– minature tubular and lentil-shaped vials (fig. 4.33-43) - 8th-11th century.

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