Vessel fragment (base sherd) - 988.258.256_1

988.258.256_1

Vessel fragment (base sherd)

Medium:Ceramic (earthenware, thrown) copper-turquoise tin-opacified glaze.
Geography: Made in Basra, Iraq, from Zabid East excavations, Yemen
Date: 10th century AD
Period: Abbasid Period
Object number: 988.258.256
Not on view
DescriptionIn the 1987-88 Season the ROM undertook excavations at the kiln site of Zabid, Zabid East 48. This produced evidence of local manufacture for Zabid pottery, and an abundance of 9th-10th century pottery. This specific piece, however, is an import from Basra, Iraq.
Collection:
Islamic World
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