Vessel fragment (rim sherd) - 988.258.260_1

988.258.260_1

Vessel fragment (rim sherd)

Medium:Earthenware, wheel-thrown, tin-opacified glaze, and lustre-painted
Geography: Made in Basra, Iraq, from Zabid East excavations, Yemen
Date: 10th century AD
Period: Abbasid Period
Object number: 988.258.260
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.
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