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early 1200s
Diameter: 22.5 cm (8 7/8 in.); Overall: 11.5 cm (4 1/2 in.)
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The inside of the bowl contains saggar spurs.


This fritware bowl has wide flaring sides and a high foot. The decoration on the inside consists of a four-lobed device at center, surrounded by two circles. The inside walls carry a three-part design, with three oval motifs alternating with three squarish panels. Each panel contains an Arabic word.


early 1200s

Syria (Raqqa), Ayyubid Period

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