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Shard of pre-Islamic 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

9th century

Object Place

Samarra, Iraq

Accession Number

RES.23.76

Medium or Technique

Clay

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery