Egyptian Islamic blue glass flaskR165
A blue glass flask with a conical body terminating in a flared rim.
Egypt, Islamic period, 8th to 10th Century AD
8.7 x 3.2 cms
Intact apart from chipping to the tip of the pointed base which was probably part of the manufacturing process
Ex. RW collection, Hessen, Germany; acquired before 1980.
A similar though less ornate example of this shape may be found in the Petrie Museum, London, UC22235: