Bowl with animalOn display
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Bowl with animal
Date10th - 11th century (AD 901 - 1100)
Material and technique
earthenware, with decoration incised through a white slip
Dimensions17.5 cm (diameter)
5.5 cm (height)
No. of items
Presented by Sir Alan Barlow, 1956.
Museum locationFirst floor | Gallery 34 | Medieval Cyprus
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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.
A semi-fluid clay applied to a ceramic before glazing either to coat the surface or for decorative effect.