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Fragment of a Mold for Making Ceramics

Object Name:
Mold fragment
11th century
Iran, Nishapur
Earthenware; buff body
H. 5/8 in. (1.6 cm) W. 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm) D. 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm) Wt. 3.6 oz. (102.1 g)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1948
Accession Number:
Not on view
1947, excavated at kilns in Nishapur, Iran by the Metropolitan Museum of Art's expedition; 1948, 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. 60, ch. 11, pp. 274, 286, ill. p. 286 (b/w).

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