Hegira 406–547 / AD 1015–1152, Hammadid
Turned ceramic with painted decoration on lead glaze
National Museum of Setif
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Fragment of a dish decorated with the representation of a lion in the centre and an inscription brush-painted around the edge in brown, a colour common in Hammadid ceramics, on top of a lead glaze. The inscription in kufic characters repeats the word 'al-yumn' (prosperity).