Vessel fragment (sherd) - 909.40.39_1

909.40.39_1

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: late 12th century AD
Period: Ayyubid Period
Dimensions:
5.3 x 4.7 cm
Object number: 909.40.39
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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