Slip-incised ware bowl fragment (body sherd) - 983.243.14_1

983.243.14_1

Slip-incised ware bowl fragment (body sherd)

Medium:Ceramic (earthenware, wheel-thrown) with overall slip, incised decoration, and lead glaze with copper-green and iron-yellow/brown pigment
Geography: Made in Iraq, possibly Baghdad; from Zabid East site,Yemen
Date: 9th century AD
Period: Abbasid Period
Object number: 983.243.14
Not on view
DescriptionThe thin-section of this sherd is a recognised group from Samarra, Siraf, and also Yemen, which has been tentatively attributed to Baghdad given the documentary evidence of a production centre at this site and a model for Tigris-Euphrates sedimentation based on analysis of ancient ceramics from across the region.
Collection:
Islamic World
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