Fustat / Bowl fragment / Ceramic / Glaze

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Object Identifier
1970.04.0562
Object Name
Bowl fragment
Object Type
Pottery
Materials
Ceramic
Glaze
Weight
322.7g
Pierced
no
Inscribed
no
Full Artifact Description
Vessel fragment with interlace design. The vessel's body is made of red clay, while the ornamentation is incised in a white slip under an amber glaze. The knotted patterns resemble those found in contemporary metalwork and textiles. Glazed ceramic (Pearls of Wisdom, Gruber; Dimmig).
Subjects
undecorated
Earliest Date
1300
Latest Date
1399
Verbatim Date
14th C AD
Verbatim Provenance
Egypt
Verbatim Site
Fustat
Production Site
site
Countermark
no
Exhibition Title
Pearls of Wisdom: The Arts of Islam at the University of Michigan (exhibit)
Exhibition Curator
Gruber, Christiane
Publication Title
Pearls of Wisdom: The Arts of Islam at the University of Michigan
Publication Author
Gruber, Christiane; Dimmig, Ashley
Publication Year
2014
Class Title
Working with Objects: Islamic Textiles, Metalwork, Ceramics, Glass, and Manuscripts (W2020)
Visual Culture Islam (F2022)
Class Instructor
Gruber, Christiane
Göloğlu, Sabiha
Class Department
HISTART
Class Number
490.001
285
Class Year
2020
2022
Class Semester
Winter
Fall
Type Category
Ceramic

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1970.04.0562
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"Fustat; Bowl fragment; Ceramic; Glaze". https://quod.lib.umich.edu/k/kelsey/x-1970.04.0562/dsc_3611.jpg. University of Michigan Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 30, 2023.