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Sherd

Period:
Sasanian–early Islamic
Date:
ca. 6th–8th century A.D.
Geography:
Mesopotamia, Ctesiphon
Culture:
Sasanian or Islamic
Medium:
Ceramic
Dimensions:
W. 1 9/16 × L. 2 3/16 × Th. 7/16 in. (4 × 5.5 × 1.1 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Vessels
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1932
Accession Number:
32.150.456
Not on view
1931–32, excavated by the Joint Expedition of the Staatliche Museen of Berlin and the Metropolitan Museum of Art; acquired by the Museum in 1932, ceded in the division of finds.
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