Underglaze-painted bowl fragment (base sherd) - 909.40.40_1


Underglaze-painted bowl fragment (base sherd)

Medium:Ceramic (stonepaste) underglaze-painted in chromium-black paint, with a copper-turquoise alkali glaze
Geography: Made in Damascus, Syria; found at al-Fustāt, Egypt
Date: late 12th century AD
Period: Zangid-Ayyubid Period
3.3 x 13.2 cm
Object number: 909.40.40
Not on view
DescriptionAlthough 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 (including this specific object) have been found to have the Damascus fabric.
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