Body Sherd


From: Egypt | Fostat

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

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Object Number 29-140-42
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Islamic
Provenience Egypt | Fostat
Date Made 700-1299 CE
Section Egyptian
Materials Ceramic | Glaze

Glazed ceramic. (See card for drawing.)

Brown/cream/black glaze on reddish clay. Incised design of Arabic script and geometric designs.

Reverse: brown glaze over reddish brown. Double glaze in some places.

Credit Line Purchased from Musee Arabe, Cairo; subscription of William Hinckle Smith, 1919

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