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Fragment

Date:
9th–10th century
Geography:
Excavated in Iran, Nishapur
Medium:
Earthenware; white slip, incised and splashed with polychrome glazes under transparent glaze (sgraffito ware)
Dimensions:
Diam. Base: 3 15/16 in. (10 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1940
Accession Number:
40.170.427
Not on view
1937, excavated at Sabz Pushan in Nishapur, Iran by the Metropolitan Museum of Art's expedition; 1940, acquired by the Museum in the division of finds

Wilkinson, Charles K. "The Glazed Pottery of Nishapur and Samarkand." Bulletin of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New Series, vol. 20, no. 3 (November 1961). p. 107, ill. fig. 10 (b/w).

Wilkinson, Charles K. Nishapur: Pottery of the Early Islamic Period. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1973. no. 63, ch. 2, pp. 68-69, 86, ill. p. 86 (b/w).



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