Vessel fragment (sherd) - 909.40.37_1

909.40.37_1

Vessel fragment (sherd)

Medium:Ceramic (stonepaste, thrown) with chromium-black and cobalt-blue paint and overall alkali glaze
Geography: Damascus, Syria: found at al-Fustat, Egypt
Date: Late 12th-early 13th century AD
Period: Ayyubid Period
Dimensions:
3.2 x 10.8 cm
Object number: 909.40.37
Not on view
Description

Although this general type is known to have been produced at a number of centres in Syria, all Ayyubid and Zangid-period stonepaste ceramics of this type found at al-Fustāt that have been tested using petrographic analysis have been found to have the Damascus fabric, including this specific object.

Collection:
Islamic World
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