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Bowl

  • Place of origin:

    Fostat (excavated)

  • Date:

    ca. 969-1171 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware with slip and glazed

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Major W. J. Myers

  • Museum number:

    1755-1897

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 25, shelf 5, box 4

Physical description

Bowl of red earthenware, covered with a white slip and decorated with green streaks under a yellow glaze.

Place of Origin

Fostat (excavated)

Date

ca. 969-1171 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware with slip and glazed

Dimensions

Height: 5.1 cm, Diameter: 11.4 cm

Object history note

Object found in excavations in Fostat, from a rubbish heap.

Descriptive line

Bowl of red earthenware, covered with a white slip and glazed, excavated at Fostat, 969-1171.

Labels and date

Bowl.
From Fostat (Old Cairo).
EGYPTIAN (Fatimid period); 969-1171.
Given by Major W. J. Myers. []

Production Note

register

Materials

Earthenware; Slip; Glaze

Techniques

Glazed

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Middle East Section

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