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Jar

Date:
11th–12th century
Geography:
Probably from Iran, Nishapur
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Earthenware; turquoise glaze
Dimensions:
H. 2 7/8 in (7.3 cm) Diam. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm) Wt. 3.2 oz. (90.7 g)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
36.20.33
Not on view
1935, purchased in Nishapur, Iran by the Metropolitan Museum of Art's expedition; 1936, accessioned by the Museum

Wilkinson, Charles K. Nishapur: Pottery of the Early Islamic Period. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1973. no. 15, pp. 266, 278, ill. p. 278 (b/w).



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