Bowl with epigraphic decorationOn display
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Bowl with epigraphic decoration
Date9th - 10th century AD (AD 801 - 1000)
Material and technique
earthenware, with an opaque white glaze, and painting in brown, and splashes of green
Dimensions6 cm (height)
21 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Presented by Sir Denis Wright, 2005.
Museum locationFirst floor | Gallery 31 | Islamic Middle East
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.