Underglaze-painted bowl fragment (base sherd) - 909.40.19_1


Underglaze-painted bowl fragment (base sherd)

Medium:Ceramic (stonepaste) with chromium-black underglaze paint and a copper-turquoise alkali glaze
Geography: Made in Damascus, Syria, found at al-Fustāt, Egypt
Date: c. 1125-1200 AD
Period: Ayyubid Period
4.7 x 6.45 x 1.5 cm
Object number: 909.40.19
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 (which includes this specific object) using petrographic analysis have been found to have the Damascus fabric.

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