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Dish with Inscription

This dish or shallow bowl is made from earthenware, covered with white slip and decorated with a dark brown band of Kufic inscription around the upper rim. There is also an inscription on the bottom.

Eastern Iranian, possibly Nishapur
Dish with Inscription
10th century
Earthenware decorated with black on white slip painting under a transparent glaze
3 1/16 x 10 1/16 in. (7.8 x 25.6 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, 61.64