Vessel fragment (sherd) - 909.40.25_2

909.40.25_2

Vessel fragment (sherd)

Medium:Ceramic (stonepaste, thrown) with chromium-black paint and overall copper-turquoise alkali glaze
Geography: Damascus, Syria; found at al-Fustat, Egypt
Date: 12th-early 13th century AD
Period: Ayyubid Period
Dimensions:
7.75 x 8.7 x 1.8 cm
Object number: 909.40.25
Not on view
Description

Although this general type is known to have been produced at a number of centres in Syria, all Ayyubid and Zangid-period stonepaste ceramics of this type found at al-Fustāt that have been tested using petrographic analysis have been found to have the Damascus fabric.


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