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Bowl

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Object Number:
NEP101
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Syrian
Provenience:
Egypt
Syria
Date Made:
1300-1399
Early Date:
1300
Late Date:
1399
Section:
Near Eastern
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Glazed
Description:
Damascus Type. Cobalt blue and turquoise under-glaze. Inscription in band. Arabic inscription written in Naskhi: "Glory to our lord, the King AL-KAMIL, the Sultan, the Wise, the devout to God." Among the Mamluks of Egypt one only had the name "Al-Kamil" and he reigned only one year-1345 AD. Consquently we can date this bowl exactly 1345 AD.
Height:
12.3cm
Length:
28.9cm
Width:
28.7cm

Current & Past Exhibitions:

What In the World TV Program (01 Jan 1952 - 31 Dec 1952)
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Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Al Khemir, Sabiha. 2012. Beauty and Belief: crossing Bridges with the Arts of Islamic Culture. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 46
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[Catalogue] Al Khemir, Sabiha. 2012. Beauty and Belief: crossing Bridges with the Arts of Islamic Culture. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 206
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