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Fragment of a flat dish

Fine red clay, green lead glaze, iridescent from burial. Large bird in heavy sgraffito filled in with brown. Outside edge glazed.

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

42.78

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery