Bamiyan Ware Bowl

11th-12th century

Incised designs and splashed colored glazes were popular in islamic pottery. It is possible that this bowl could have also come from the Tang dynasty (618-907). The 3 color glazes were popular in both locations after trade made the style popular in the middle East.

Plate. "Bamiyan Ware" bowl. 11th-12th century. Artstor,

Drug Jar

14th century

Earthenware (fired clay) with a white slip and glaze. This jar features a floral patten, calligraphy and a deer-like animal. Many patterns are floral or geometric due to the “Islamic doctrine prohibiting figural representation” (arabesque designs).