Conical bowl rim fragment (sherd) - 909.40.35_1


Conical bowl rim fragment (sherd)

Medium:Ceramic (stonepaste, thrown) with chromium-black paint and overall copper-turquoise alkali glaze
Geography: Made in Damascus, Syria; found at al-Fustāt, Egypt
Date: 12th century AD
Period: Ayyubid Period
5.4 x 5.5 cm, 0.5 cm
Object number: 909.40.35
Not on view
DescriptionAlthough 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.
Islamic World
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