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Bowl with Arabic Inscription

10th–11th century

Earthenware painted on white slip under a clear glaze

3 3/4 × 9 7/16 in. (9.5 × 24 cm)
Gift of Fred Olsen
1954.53.16
Geography: 
Made in Samarkand, Uzbekistan
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Uzbeki, Islamic
Period: 
Samanid dynasty (819–999 c.e.)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Fred H. Olsen (1891–1986), Guilford, Conn.; gift in 1954 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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.