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Bowl

Red clay, light yellow lead glaze on inside with human headed bird in sgraffito. Oblique sgraffito lines in groups on edge. Outside of rim molded and bands of lighter colored clay? around body. Restored and much mended. This shape bowl is found at Rhages

Provenance

By 1915, Harold W. Bell; 1942, gift of Harold W. Bell to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Harold W. Bell

Sardis, Byzantine, 975–1250

Object Place

Byzantine

Accession Number

42.51

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery