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Dish with hare
Date10th - 11th century (AD 901 - 1100)
Fatimid Period (AD 909 - 1171)
Material and technique
earthenware, with an opaque white glaze, and painting in brown and green
Dimensions22.5 cm (diameter)
5.3 cm (height)
Foot: 16.2 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Gift of Gerald Reitlinger, 1978.
Museum locationFirst floor | Gallery 30 | Mediterranean World
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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.