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Fragment of a Bowl

Object Name:
Fragment of a bowl
Date:
9th–10th century
Geography:
Iran, Nishapur
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Earthenware; painted in black slip and polychrome pigments under transparent colorless glaze (buffware)
Dimensions:
W. 2 15/16 in. (7.5 cm) L. 4 3/4 in. (12 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1940
Accession Number:
40.170.525
Not on view
1938, excavated at Qanat Tepe 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. 79, ch. 1, pp. 27, 52, ill. p. 52 (b/w).



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