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Bowl

Date:
9th century
Geography:
Attributed to Iran, Nishapur. Excavated in Iran, Nishapur
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Earthenware; white slip, incised and splashed with polychrome glazes under transparent glaze (sgraffito ware)
Dimensions:
H. 4 3/4 in. (12 cm) Diam. 8 1/16 in. (20.5 cm) Base: 3 7/16 in. (8.8 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1940
Accession Number:
40.170.112
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. 54, ch. 2, pp. 67, 85, ill. p. 85 (b/w).



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