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  • Place of origin:

    Egypt (made)
    Old Cairo (found)

  • Date:

    900-1200 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware, incised and pierced

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr G. D. Hornblower

  • Museum number:

    C.886-1921

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Filter from the neck of a water jug, unglazed buff earthenware, incised and pierced with a cross over a four-pointed star motif

Place of Origin

Egypt (made)
Old Cairo (found)

Date

900-1200 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware, incised and pierced

Dimensions

Height: 5.1 cm conversion, Width: 8.6 cm

Descriptive line

Filter, unglazed earthenware, pierced and incised with a four-pointed star motif, Egypt, 900-1200. Found at Fostat (Old Cairo).

Production Note

Found in Fostat (Old Cairo)

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Incised; Painted

Categories

Ceramics; Drinking

Collection

Middle East Section

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