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Date10th - 12th century (AD 901 - 1200)
Material and technique
earthenware, with a turquoise glaze
Dimensions9 x 10 cm max. approx. (height x width)
No. of items
Presented by Mrs J. W. Crowfoot, 1984.
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.
Mason, Robert B. J., Julia Tugwell, ‘Fatimid Tall-Necked Lamps and Their Associates: A Typology’, Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt, 47, (2011), pp. 345 & 352, illus. p. 352 fig. 6