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Ewer

Date:
11th–12th century
Geography:
Iran, Nishapur
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Earthenware; white slip with molded decoration, unglazed
Dimensions:
H. 6 in. (15.2 cm) Diam. 5 in. (12.7 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
36.20.8
Not on view
Inscription: glory, good fortune, dominion, peace and happiness

In naskhi script:
العز و لاقبال و دولة و سلامة و سعادة
(A.Ghouchani )
1935, excavated at South Horn in Nishapur, Iran by the Metropolitan Museum of Art's expedition; 1936, acquired by the Museum in the division of finds

Wilkinson, Charles K. Nishapur: Pottery of the Early Islamic Period. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1973. no. 165, pp. 330, 358, ill. p. 358 (b/w).



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