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Fragment of an Ewer

Object Name:
Fragment of an ewer
Date:
11th–12th century
Geography:
Iran, Nishapur
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Stonepaste; gritty, grayish white body, mold-made, transparent glaze
Dimensions:
H. 2 15/16 in. (7.4 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1940
Accession Number:
40.170.548
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. 55, ch. 11, pp. 272, 283, ill. p. 283 (b/w).



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