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Sphero-conical vessel

Sphero-conical vessel

  • Place of origin:

    Eastern Iran (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 900-1100 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware, incised and rouletted

  • Museum number:

    1299-1893

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 25, shelf 7

Physical description

Sphero-conical vessel (grenade-like form), earthenware, incised with three bands and the shouolder hatched with parallel rouletted lines.

Place of Origin

Eastern Iran (made)

Date

ca. 900-1100 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware, incised and rouletted

Dimensions

Height: 13.34 cm conversion, Width: 12.06 cm

Descriptive line

Sphero-conical vessel (grenade-like form), earthenware with incised and rouletted decoration, Eastern Iran, 900-1100.

Production Note

Found in the ruins of Afrassiab outside the city of Samarkand

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Moulded; Stamped; Incised

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Middle East Section

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