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Sherds: C.4-1919

Object information

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Unknown (Maker)


50 wasters from the rubbish heaps of Fostat.
24 fragments bearing heraldic devices
15 fragments, Persian and other ware (?)
10 fly strainer necks
1 bread stamp


History note: Fostat rubbish heaps

Legal notes

Given by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1919) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


13th-14th Century
1200 - 1399

Materials used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: C.4-1919
Primary reference Number: 206833
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 7 October 2015 Updated: Wednesday 7 October 2015 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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