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Fragment of a Dish

Object Name:
Fragment of a dish
Date:
9th–10th century
Geography:
Iran, Nishapur
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Earthenware; pinkish buff body, white slip, purplish-black slip decoration, sgraffito decoration, glazed
Dimensions:
H. 1 7/16 in. (3.7 cm) W. 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1940
Accession Number:
40.170.564
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. 74, ch. 3, pp. 107, 125, ill. p. 125 (b/w).



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