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Bowl

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from East Persia

Postcard of Bowl.
000-180-000-567-C
© National Museums Scotland

Bowl

This earthenware bowl with concentric bands of bird motifs and foliated Kufic calligraphy comes from East Persia, and dates to the 10th century.

The bowl is painted in brown slip against a white slip under a transparent lead glaze stained yellow in parts. The design has concentric bands of bird motifs and foliate Kufic calligraphy.


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Online ID: 000-180-000-567-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0504: National Museums Scotland Part 2
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  A.1976.323
Date: 10th century
Material: Earthenware
Dimensions: 64 mm H; 210 mm D
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Where: Persia, East Persia
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Description: Earthenware bowl painted in brown slip under a transparent lead glaze stained yellow and showing a design of concentric bands of bird motifs and foliage Kufic calligraphy: East Persia, 10th century
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