Bowl fragment found at Kilwa Kisiwani, Tanzania.
14th-15th c Chinese Chinese Export Ceramics
YUAN DYNASTY Anonymous
(1271 - 1368)
Dar es Salaam. Tanzania. National Museum.
The Yuan/Ming-era fragment is from the gulf of China region. Kilwa Kisiwani is a site on the island of Kilwa Kisiwani off the coast of Tanzania. The Chinese finds point to the extensive trade activities of the Islamic-Swahili culture of the island.