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Mortar

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Object Number:30-48-1
Current Location: Middle East Galleries
Currently On Display
Culture:Islamic
Provenience: South Arabia
Tunisia
Tunis
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Bronze
Technique:Inscribed
Inscription Language:Arabic Language
Height: 33.3 cm
Depth: 26.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Palais d'Orient; subscription of C. Emory McMichael, 1930
Other Number:90-2-19 - Found in Collection Number

Description

Bronze mortar with 18 lines of Cufic (?) Arabic inscription chiselled all round, and on the foot a short inscription. Inscription is worn on one side. Inscription in Arabic includes Sura 112, al-lkhlas (Sincere Religion) and Sura 99, al-Zalzalah (The Earthquake).

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Middle East Galleries (21 Apr 2018) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Al Khemir, Sabiha. 2012. Beauty and Belief: crossing Bridges with the Arts of Islamic Culture.. Provo. Brigham Young University Museum of Art. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 209View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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