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Vase

Water Container

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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
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.
Credit Line:
Purchased from H. Kevorkian

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Exhibition of Mohammedan Art (15 May 1918 - 31 Aug 1918)
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Bibliography:

[Catalogue] 1918. Section of Oriental Art. (Catalogue).
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