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Bowl

Date:
late 8th–first half 9th century
Geography:
Iran, Nishapur; Iran, Nishapur
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Earthenware; underglaze painted in polychrome pigments under colorless glaze
Dimensions:
H. 2 7/16 in. (6.2 cm) W. 8 in. (20.3 cm) D. 8 in. (20.3 cm) Wt. 9.1 oz. (258 g)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
36.20.26
Not on view
1935, excavated at Tepe Alp Arslan in Nishapur, Iran by the Metropolitan Museum of Art's expedition; 1936, 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. 11, pp. 60, 73, ill. p. 73 (b/w).



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