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Bowl with an Arabic Inscription Reading “Glory Be to God”

10th century C.E.

Earthenware with black slip on a white slip ground under a transparent glaze.

5.6 x 11.3 cm (2 3/16 x 4 7/16 in.)
Gift of Fred Olsen
1954.53.14
Culture: 
Persian, Iranian, Islamic, Khorasan or Transoxiana, Samarqand
Period: 
Samanid dynasty (819–999/1005)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramic
Status: 
On view
Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.

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