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Bowl fragment found at Kilwa Kisiwani, Tanzania.
14th-15th c Chinese Chinese Export Ceramics

YUAN DYNASTY Anonymous (1271 - 1368) Primary
c. 1300-1499
14th-15th c
Thrown; Glazed
Chinese Export
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.

Caption: "YUAN Anonymous | Bowl fragment found at Kilwa Kisiwani, Tanzania. | c. 1300-1499 | Chinese | Chinese Export | ┬ęKathleen Cohen | zanz2994"

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