Mortar-shaped bowl


  • Title

    Mortar-shaped bowl

  • Associated place

    Syria (place of creation)
  • Date

    13th century (1201 - 1300)
  • Material and technique

    fritware, with painting in black, under a turquoise glaze

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    12.9 cm (height)
    rim 10.6 cm (diameter)
    body 21 cm (diameter)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Presented by Sir Frank Brangwyn, 1950.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Jenkins-Madina, Marilyn, Raqqa Revisited: Ceramics of Ayyubid Syria (New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art and New Haven: Yale University Press, 2006), W 109, p. 95

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