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Jar

Date:
11th–12th century
Geography:
Iran, Nishapur
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Earthenware; gritty gray body, turquoise glaze
Dimensions:
H. 6 3/16 in. (15.7 cm) Diam. 2 15/16 in. (7.4 cm) Base: 4 in. (10.2 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1940
Accession Number:
40.170.163
Not on view
1939, excavated near Alp Arslan 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. 12, ch. 11, pp. 265, 278, ill. p. 278 (b/w).



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