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Tile Fragment

Object Name:
Tile fragment
Date:
11th century
Geography:
Made in Iran, Nishapur
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Earthenware; painted red, green-blue glaze
Dimensions:
H. 8 1/16 in. (20.5 cm) D: 2 5/8 in.. (6.6 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Tiles
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1940
Accession Number:
40.170.662
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. 262, ill. fig. 4.3 (b/w).



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