Light Green Glazed Ewer - SK.058, Origin: Central Asia, Circa: 700 AD to 1200 AD, Dimensions: 9.75 " (24.8cm) high x 6.75 " (17.1cm) wide x 7" (17.8cm) depth, Collection: Islamic, Medium: Glazed Earthenware. The era of Islamic pottery started in the 5th century. It seems that Muslims inherited the pottery craft from Mesopotamia, Persia and Egypt and other cultural regions. For example, the origin of glazed pottery has been traced to Egypt where it was first introduced during the fourth millennium BC. From there, it reached most parts of the near Eastern region.