Vessel fragment (sherd) - 909.38.5_1

909.38.5_1

Vessel fragment (sherd)

Medium:Ceramic (earthenware, thrown) with overall slip, lead glaze, and with manganese-purple and copper-green colour
Geography: Found in al-Fustat, Egypt
Date: about 975-1025 AD
Period: Fatimid Period
Dimensions:
6.6 x 7.7 cm
Object number: 909.38.5
Not on view
DescriptionAlthough made using a simpler technology, this bowl is made using the same forming practices and using the same mixed clay as is used for contemporary lustre-painted wares, as determined by petrographic analysis.
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