Samanid Ceramics


C.1. "Black on white" epigraphic pottery
  a. Introduction
  b. Description
  c. Chronology suggested by Volov
  d. Some inscriptions
C.2. Questions and Interpretation
  a. Questions:
    Why are these pots so different?
  b. Interpretation
C.3. Silver prototypes theory
C.4. Silver shortage: true or false?
C.5. What is the effect on ceramics?
C.6. Bibliography
LECTURE 3 (a): "Functions of Literary Epigraphy on Medieval Islamic Ceramics, Part 1: Samanid Epigraphic Pottery", by Oya Pancaroglu
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