Bowl fragment (base sherd) - 909.40.21_1

909.40.21_1

Bowl fragment (base sherd)

Medium:Ceramic (stonepaste, thrown), underglaze chromium-black paint, overall copper-turquoise alkali glaze
Geography: Probably made in Damascus, Syria, found at al-Fustāt, Egypt
Date: c. 1150-1250 AD
Period: Ayyubid Period
Dimensions:
3.2 x 6.3 x 11.25 cm
Object number: 909.40.21
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.

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