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Verre byzantin et islamiqueByzantine and Islamic Glass

Maria Mossakowska-Gaubert

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A Twelfth Century Scent Bottle from Cyprus
The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, 1959, p. 59-61
Cyprus Museum (NicosieNicosia)

[1180, 1220]
• Bottle found in the ruins of a Byzantine fortress at Kato Paphos (Saranda Kolonnes):
– blue glass, ornamentation on the body divided into two zones;
– decorative elements: roundels subdivided by vertical and horizontal lines into squares containing an X, birds, dotted rosettes;
– so called “Paphos type” of gilded glass.
Byzance Byzantium production
Chypre Cyprus Paphos consommation

Version 5, données dudata date 30 janvier 2013January 30th 2013