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.
5 7/16 x 4 7/16 in. (13.8 x 11.2 cm) (show scale)
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Mesopotamian. Spheroconical Vessel, 13th century. Ceramic, fritware, 5 7/16 x 4 7/16 in. (13.8 x 11.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Robert B. Woodward, 09.313. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.09.313_view1.jpg)
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