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Fragment of a Bowl

Object Name:
Fragment of a bowl
Date:
9th–10th century
Geography:
Excavated in Iran, Nishapur
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Earthenware; white slip, green slip decoration, imitation luster, glaze
Dimensions:
a: H. 3 9/16 in. (9 cm) W. 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm) b: H. 4 1/8 in.(10.5 cm) W. 3 9/16 in. (9 cm) c: H. 2 3/8 in. (6 cm) W. 3 15/16 in. (10 cm) d: H. 2 3/8 in. (6cm) W. 3 3/8 in. (8.5 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1940
Accession Number:
40.170.625a, b
Not on view
1939, excavated at Tepe Madrasa 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. 46a,b, ch. 6, pp. 191-192, 202, ill. p. 202 (b/w).



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