Vessel fragment (sherd) - 983.243.7_1

983.243.7_1

Vessel fragment (sherd)

Medium:Ceramic (earthenware, thrown) with tin-opacified glaze and overglaze copper-turquoise paint
Geography: Made in Basra, Iraq; found at Zabid East site, Yemen
Date: 10th century AD
Period: Abbasid Period
Object number: 983.243.7
Not on view
DescriptionAlthough not thin-section for petrographic analysis, this sherd has the fine yellow-buff body uniquely typical of Basra production in the Abbasid period.
Collection:
Islamic World
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