Composite body with underglaze paint
W. 63 1/4 in. (160.7 cm)
Bequest of Agnes Miles Carpenter, 1958 (58.90.1a–g)
This is a good example of the continuation of the Mamluk ceramic tradition after the Ottoman conquest of Egypt and Syria. Its inscription reads: "The weak servant Kayun ibn cAbdallah, the sinful, the one in need of God's mercy, founded this blessed mosque. It was built in the year 1000 [A.D. 159192]."