University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:NEP42
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Persian
Provenience: Iran
Date Made: 1327 AD
Early Date: 1327
Late Date: 1327
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Wood
Brass
Technique:Carved
Iconography:Inscription
Inscription Language:Naskhi
Height: 175.9 cm
Length: 91.44 cm
Width: 0 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from H. Kevorkian, 1926

Description

Panels at top and bottom contain inscriptions, the long central ones have floral designs. Martinovitch notes: Carved wooden doors, No. 5. Persian inscrptions in four medallions, written in Naskhi; In two upper medallions- Persian Muslim prayer

Dated by inscription to H727 (1327CE)


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