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Stamp

  • Place of origin:

    Fostat (found)

  • Date:

    13th century-14th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Terracotta with moulded decoration

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Sir John F. Ramsden, Bt

  • Museum number:

    C.373-1918

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Circular stamp of buff terracotta with decoration moulded in relief. With a formal palm-tree between two confronted hares.

Place of Origin

Fostat (found)

Date

13th century-14th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Terracotta with moulded decoration

Dimensions

Diameter: 6.9 cm

Object history note

Object found in excavations in Fostat, old Cairo.

Descriptive line

Circular stamp of buff terracotta with decoration moulded in relief, found at Fostat, 13th-14th century.

Production Note

register

Materials

Terracotta

Techniques

Moulded

Subjects depicted

Hare; Palm trees

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Middle East Section

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