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Fragment

Date:
10th century
Geography:
Excavated in Iran, Nishapur
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Earthenware; fine white slip, decoration in red and black and sgraffito under glaze
Dimensions:
40.170.486a: H. 4 7/16 in. (11.3 cm) W. 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm) D. 1/4 in. (0.6 cm) 40.170.486b: H. 1 7/16 in. (3.6 cm) W. 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm) D. 1/4 in. (0.6 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1940
Accession Number:
40.170.486a, b
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. 14, ch. 4, pp. 135-136, 150, ill. p. 150 (b/w).



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