Storage jarOn display
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Associated peopleAmerican Research Center in Egypt (established 1948) (excavator)
Date10th century (AD 901 - 1000)
Material and technique
earthenware, with slip decoration
Dimensions21 cm (height)
17 cm (diameter)
at foot 4.6 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Presented by the American Research Center in Egypt, 1974.
Museum locationFirst floor | Gallery 28 | Asian Crossroads
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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.