Fragment of a jug with vegetal decorationOn display
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Fragment of a jug with vegetal decoration
Date8th - 9th century AD (AD 701 - 900)
Material and technique
earthenware, unglazed, with incised and applied decoration
Dimensions7.5 cm max. (height)
20.5 cm max. (diameter)
No. of items
Presented by R. Campbell Thompson, from British Museum excavations 1929-1930, 1932.
Museum locationFirst floor | Gallery 31 | Islamic Middle East
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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.