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Fragment of a Bowl

Object Name:
Fragment
Date:
9th century
Geography:
Excavated in Iran, Nishapur
Medium:
Earthenware; white slip, incised and splashed with polychrome glazes under transparent glaze (sgraffito ware)
Dimensions:
H. 3 9/16 in. (9 cm) W. 2 15/16 in. (7.5 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1940
Accession Number:
40.170.464
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. Nishapur: Pottery of the Early Islamic Period. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1973. no. 22, ch. 8, pp. 221, 228, ill. p. 228 (b/w).



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