Base Sherd


From: Egypt | Fostat

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

Object Number 29-140-412
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.)

Blue, black, ochre (?), red decor, outlined by delicate black slip lines and dots, -- all over white background. Clear glaze over design. Cream color clay with thick whitish glaze on exterior.

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

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