The Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts is contains many significant artifacts. This webpage illustrates some of the significant Medieval ceramic artifacts from the site of Raqqa.


Misfired blue and black glazed bowl - dating from the 12th - 13th century. Excavated from Raqqa (along the Euphrates in Syria) during 1905 to 1908.


Green glazed pottery canteen form dating from the 12th - 13th century. Excavated from Raqqa (along the Euphrates in Syria) during 1905 to 1908.


Glazed pitcher with misfired handle fragment attached at the shoulder - dating from the 12th - 13th century. Excavated from Raqqa (along the Euphrates in Syria) during 1905 to 1908.


Misfired glazed bowl (with debris attached for the interior of the bowl) dating from the 12th - 13th century. Excavated from Raqqa (along the Euphrates in Syria) during 1905 to 1908.


Misfired glazed jar (warped) dating from the 12th - 13th century. Excavated from Raqqa (along the Euphrates in Syria) during 1905 to 1908.


Two misfired glazed bowls (warped) dating from the 12th - 13th century. Excavated from Raqqa (along the Euphrates in Syria) during 1905 to 1908.


Blue and black glazed bowl dating from the 12th - 13th century. Excavated from Raqqa (along the Euphrates in Syria) during 1905 to 1908.


Blue and black glazed bowl dating from the 12th - 13th century. Excavated from Raqqa (along the Euphrates in Syria) during 1905 to 1908.


Blue and black glazed bowl dating from the 12th - 13th century. Excavated from Raqqa (along the Euphrates in Syria) during 1905 to 1908.


Broken (and rejoined) blue and black glazed bowl dating from the 12th - 13th century. Excavated from Raqqa (along the Euphrates in Syria) during 1905 to 1908.


Test fired glazed plates dating from the 12th - 13th century. Excavated from Raqqa (along the Euphrates in Syria) during 1905 to 1908.


Glazed figurine of a horseman dating from the 12th - 13th century. Excavated from Raqqa (along the Euphrates in Syria) during 1905 to 1908.
Webpage constructed in 13 August 2012 by Professor Michael Fuller
St. Louis Community College
Photographs taken in March 2012 while participating in a study abroad fellowship hosted by Ohio State University and the Niagara Foundation.