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Sardis
Byzantine
975–1250


Object Place: Middle East, Byzantine

Accession Number

42.59

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Pottery

Fine, light red clay, thin yellowish lead glaze, sgraffito decoration in triangles, roughly washed with green. Slight glaze over edge on under side. Much restored.

Provenance

Between 1910 and 1914, excavated at Sardis, under the auspices of the American Society for the Excavation of Sardis, by Harold Wilmerding Bell (b. 1885 - d. 1947), Boston [see note]; 1942, gift of Harold W. Bell to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 14, 1942)

NOTE: First lent to the MFA in 1915.

Credit Line

Gift of Harold W. Bell