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Stamp

  • Place of origin:

    Fostat (found)

  • Date:

    14th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Terracotta with cut decoration

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Sir John F. Ramsden, Bt

  • Museum number:

    C.372-1918

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 25, shelf 8

Physical description

Circular stamp of buff terracotta with decoration cut in relief. With an eagle with outspread wings.

Place of Origin

Fostat (found)

Date

14th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Terracotta with cut decoration

Dimensions

Diameter: 7.3 cm

Object history note

Object found in excavations in Fostat, old Cairo.

Descriptive line

Circular stamp of buff terracotta with decoration cut in relief, found at Fostat, 14th century.

Production Note

register

Materials

Terracotta

Techniques

Cut

Subjects depicted

Eagle

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Middle East Section

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