University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: NEP90
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Persian
Cufic
Provenience: Iran
Rayy
Date Made: 11th century
Early Date: 1000
Late Date: 1099
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Glazed
Iconography:Camel
Lion
Inscription
Height: 15.24cm
Outside Diameter:17.14cm
Credit Line:Purchased from H. Kevorkian, 1915

Description

Buff tone design camels. Polychrome painted vessel with marching camels and lion handles. A Kufic inscription surrounds the rim. Small side spouts. Found at Rhages, the ancient Median city of Rhei. Probably 11th Century AD.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Exhibition of Mohammedan Art (15 May 1918 - 31 Aug 1918)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Bishop, Charles W. & Gordon, George B. 1918. The University Museum Section of Oriental Art.View Objects cited in this Publication

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