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Fragment of a Jar

Object Name:
Fragment of a jar
Date:
12th–13th century
Geography:
Syria
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Earthenware; molded
Dimensions:
H. 1/2 in. (1.3 cm) Diam. 5 13/16 in. (14.8 cm) Wt. 8.7 oz. (246.7 g)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Gift of H. Dunscombe Colt, 1962
Accession Number:
62.53.3
Not on view
H. Dunscombe Colt, New York (by 1948–62; gifted to MMA)
Lane, Arthur. "Mesopotamia, Egypt and Persia." In Early Islamic Pottery. Faber Monographs on Pottery and Porcelain. London: Faber and Faber, 1947. pp. 27-28, ill. pl. 37A, Related ornamentation.



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