Bowl

Date:
late 8th–first half 9th century
Geography:
Excavated in Iran, Nishapur
Medium:
Earthenware; cream colored slip with polychrome slip decoration under transparent glaze
Dimensions:
H. 3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm)
Diam. 8 in. (20.3 cm)
Wt. 22.3 oz. (632.3 g)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1938
Accession Number:
38.40.299
Not on view
1937, excavated near Alp Arslan in Nishapur, Iran by the Metropolitan Museum of Art's expedition; 1938, 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. 26, ch. 1, pp. 11, 36, ill. p. 36 (b/w).