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Fragment

Date:
11th–12th century
Geography:
Excavated in Iran, Nishapur
Medium:
Earthenware; white mold-made body, colorless and dark blue (cobalt) splashed glaze
Dimensions:
W. 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1940
Accession Number:
40.170.549
Not on view
1939, excavated 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. 81, ch. 11, pp. 276, 289, ill. p. 289 (b/w).



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