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Ceramic sherd with relief decoration

One of five shards of pre-Islamic pottery

Islamic
Abbasid Period
9th century


Object Place: Samarra, Iraq

Accession Number

RES.23.55

Medium or Technique

Clay

Not On View

Classifications

Pottery

Provenance

1911–1913, excavated by the Kaiser Friedrich Museum (Ernst Herzfeld) at Samarra, Iraq. 1923, purchased for £20 by the MFA from the Department of Ceramics and Ethnography, British Museum, London. (Accession Date: January 4, 1923)

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Fund