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Ewer with Globular Shape

Arts of the Islamic World

Wasters, or ceramic products damaged during the firing process and therefore discarded as waste near the original kilns. Excavations by the Ottoman Imperial Museum in 1906 and 1908, by chance conducted near the thirteenth-century kilns, most likely exposed the buried wasters.
MEDIUM Ceramic, fritware
DATES 13th century
PERIOD Ayyubid
DIMENSIONS 10 5/8 x 8 1/4 in. (27 x 21 cm) Thickness of rim: 3/8 in. (0.9 cm) Diameter at spout: 3/8 in. (0.9 cm)  (show scale)
CREDIT LINE Gift of Robert B. Woodward
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION Ewer with Globular Shape, 13th century. Ceramic, fritware, 10 5/8 x 8 1/4 in. (27 x 21 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Robert B. Woodward, 09.314. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.09.314.jpg)
IMAGE overall, CUR.09.314.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2007
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