Underglaze-painted bowl fragment (rim sherd) - 909.40.36_1


Underglaze-painted bowl fragment (rim sherd)

Medium:Ceramic (stonepaste) underglaze-painted chromium-black, with a copper-turquoise alkali glaze
Geography: Made in Damascus, Syria; found at al-Fustāt, Egypt
Date: c. 1150-1200 AD
Period: Ayyubid Period
6.15 x 5.7 x 0.7 cm
Object number: 909.40.36
Not on view

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 (which actually includes this specific object) have been found to have the Damascus fabric.


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