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Inscription

"Blessings to the owner" in Kufic script.

Provenance

1934, excavated at Rayy (Cheshmeh Ali Tepe, in present-day Iran), by the University Museum-M.F.A. Persian Expedition; 1935, assigned to the MFA as part of the division of excavated objects. (Accession Date: June 6, 1935)

Credit Line

University Museum—M. F. A. Persian Expedition

Persian, Buyid, 10–11th century

Object Place

Iran

Dimensions

H: 4 x Diam: 36.5 cm (1 9/16 x 14 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

35.858

Medium or Technique

Glazed earthenware, slip painted

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware