A gilded and enamel decorated beaker found
crushed on the floor of the Area 4 khan (elite hotel). The design includes a fleur-de-lis
and an Arabic inscription celebrating the king as "fighter for the faithful". The
king is not named. Found in locus 414005.
A gilded and enamel decorated beaker fragment
found in the ruins of an elite house in Area 2. The design includes fish that would
have appeared as swimming in the wine.
Plain and twisted glass bracelets from the Ayyubid period
occupation in the residential sectors of Tell Tuneinir.
Olive Green bottle neck with fluted design discoverd
in the Area 7 khan (non-elite hotel) in locus 788003. This form is very close to a 13th century
glass bottle from Qasr al-Hayr.
Glass communion chalice manufactured in the Late Roman/
Byzantine Period and continued in use until the Abbasid Period (10th century). It was
carefully buried along with two glass altar lamps in a cistern at the entrance of
the Area 3 church.
Large sherd (rim to base profile) of a variety
of glass oil lamp that
was preferred by the Abbasid Period (ca. 10th century) monks in the monastery of the
Prophet Noah. A distinctive feature of these glass lamp form is the presence of
vertical ribs; the nickname for this glassware is "Pumpkin Glass" because of the ribs.
Very small glass bottle of unusual shape found
in the large church (cathedral?) of the monastery of the Prophet Noah. It is possible
that it originally held a relic (liquid such as blood, wine or tears).