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Bowl with Incised Decoration

Object Name:
Bowl
Date:
11th century
Geography:
Iran, Nishapur
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Earthenware; white slip under transparent glaze, incised
Dimensions:
H. 3 1/8 in. (8 cm) Diam. 7 15/16 in. (20.2 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1938
Accession Number:
38.40.213
Not on view
Inscription: A word similar to the word الملک repeated four times in Kufic script inside the bowl.

A.Ghouchani
1937, excavated at Village Tepe in Nishapur, Iran by the Metropolitan Museum of Art's expedition; 1938, 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. 51a,b, ch. 9, pp. 240, 252, ill. p. 252 (b/w).



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