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Fragment of a Jar

Object Name:
Fragment of a jar
Date:
9th–10th century
Geography:
Excavated in Iran, Nishapur
Medium:
Earthenware; dark buff body, white slip on black ground, glazed
Dimensions:
3 1/8 x 1 3/8 in. (8 x 3.5 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1940
Accession Number:
40.170.579
Not on view
1937, excavated at Sabz Pushan in Nishapur, Iran by the Metropolitan Museum of Art's expedition; 1940, acquired by the Museum in the division of finds

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