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Date10th - 12th century (AD 901 - 1200)
Fatimid Period (AD 909 - 1171)
Material and technique
earthenware, with a green glaze
Dimensions3.5 x 10.5 x 6.5 cm max. (height x width x depth)
No. of items
Presented by P. H. Wikramaratna, in memory of his wife Nancy, 1992.
not on display
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Glossary of terms
Ceramic material made of clay which is fired to a temperature of c.1000-1200⁰c. The resulting ceramic is non-vitreous and varies in colour from dark red to yellow.
Vitreous coating applied to the surface of a ceramic to make it impermeable or for decorative effect.