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Glaze Clump

Object Name:
Glaze clump
Date:
11th–12th century
Geography:
Excavated in Iran, Nishapur
Medium:
Alkaline glaze reverted to original state, forming solid re-hardened mass of liver color with bright red streaks
Dimensions:
H. 2 in. (5.1 cm) W. 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1948
Accession Number:
48.101.47
Not on view
1947, excavated at kiln site 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. 70, ch. 11, pp. 275, 288, ill. p. 288 (b/w).



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