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Bowl

Gray clay. Lead glazed inside and outer rim. Decorated in scraffiato with stylized quadrupeds with elongated intertwining necks. Design, as well as cream, brown and green color of glaze have best parallels in scraffiato fragments found in Constantinople and Anatolia.

Credit Line

Seth K. Sweetser Fund

Eastern Mediterranean, Medieval, 11th–12th century

Object Place

Byzantine

Accession Number

66.892

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery