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Fragment

Date:
8th–13th century
Geography:
Excavated in Iran, Nishapur
Medium:
Earthenware; molded
Dimensions:
H. 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm) W. 5 15/16 in. (15.1 cm) D. 1 9/16 in. (4 cm) Wt. 15.2 oz. (430.961 g)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1940
Accession Number:
40.170.656
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: Some Early Islamic Buildings and their Decoration. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1986. p. 154, ill. fig. 1.180 (b/w).



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