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Bowl

Date:
probably 8th–12th century
Geography:
Found Iran, Nishapur
Medium:
Earthenware; white slip, incised and splashed with polychrome glazes under transparent glaze (sgraffito ware)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1940
Accession Number:
40.170.295
Not on view
1939, excavated in Nishapur, Iran by the Metropolitan Museum of Art's expedition; 1940, 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. 67a,b, ch. 2, pp. 69, 88, p. 88 (b/w).

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