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Fragment

Fragment

  • Place of origin:

    Fostat (excavated)
    Egypt (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1200-1300 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fritware, underglaze painted

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Major W. J. Myers

  • Museum number:

    1807-1897

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case V, shelf 3

Physical description

Fragment of the base of a bowl, fritware, with footring, painted under the glaze in black, blue, red and olive green, under a transparent slip depicting a bird and scrollwork

Place of Origin

Fostat (excavated)
Egypt (made)

Date

ca. 1200-1300 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Fritware, underglaze painted

Dimensions

Height: 1.75 in, Depth: 5.75 in

Descriptive line

Fragment of a bowl, fritware, painted in underglaze blue, black and red, Egypt, 1200-1300. Found in Fostat (Old CAiro)

Materials

Fritware

Techniques

Glazing

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Middle East Section

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