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Sherds: C.18.14-1948

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Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown




Imitation celadon pottery sherds. Various shades of green glaze, and different decoration styles. All have a coarse buff coloured body.
G) Has a rosette in relief, like a T'ang Dynasty piece
H) Part of a small lobed bowl.
M) White slip decoration below the glaze, as in Mamluk pottery.
N and O) Deep surface
P) Green and red splashed pale blue bowl fragment
Q and R) Pale blue
S) Duck egg blue


History note: Excavated Kom el Dik, Alexandria

Legal notes

Exchanged, from Farouk I University, Alexandria, Egypt

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Exchanged (1948) by Farouk I University, Alexandria, Egypt


13th Century-14th Century
1200 - 1399

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M composed of slip

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Accession number: C.18.14-1948
Primary reference Number: 138562
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 8 October 2015 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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