Jar fragment (base sherd) - 986.407.21_1_2010


Jar fragment (base sherd)

Medium:Ceramic (earthenware, thrown) with copper-turquoise alkali glaze
Geography: Excavated at Siraf, Iran; made in region of Basra, Iraq
Date: 9th century AD
Object number: 986.407.21
Not on view
DescriptionPetrographic analysis of this vessel has revealed a fabric that is moderately similar to that of Basra, but sufficiently distinct to suggest a production origin in the region.
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