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Bowl

Date:
late 8th–9th century
Geography:
Iran, Nishapur; Iran, Nishapur
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Earthenware; buff slip, underglaze painted in polychrome pigments under a transparent glaze
Dimensions:
H. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm) D. 8 7/8 in. (22.5 cm) Base: 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1940
Accession Number:
40.170.14
Not on view
1939, excavated at Tepe Madrasa in Nishapur, Iran by the Metropolitan Museum of Art's expedition; 1940, 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. 64, ch. 1, pp. 22-23, 47, ill. p. 47 (b/w).



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