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Dish

Type
Dish
Historical period(s)
Samanid period, 10th century
Medium
Earthenware painted over glaze
Dimension(s)
H x W: 5 x 42.7 cm (1 15/16 x 16 13/16 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1954.16
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Keyword(s)
earthenware, Iran, kufic script, Samanid period (819 - 1005)
Collection(s) Area
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Web Resource(s)
Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum






We are excited to reopen the Freer in October 2017, following a renovation to allow us to better present our art and serve our visitors. The Sackler remains open, with a full lineup of exhibitions and events both in the museum and around DC. For your safety, all visitors will have their bags checked. See the complete list of restricted items and bag sizes.