From: Iran | Isfahan

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number NEP41
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Iran | Isfahan
Archaeology Area Shrine of Imam-Zadeh Qasim
Date Made 1592
Section Near Eastern
Materials Wood | Bronze (uncertain)
Technique Carved
Iconography Koran
Inscription Language Naskhi

al-Salni in the blessed month Ramadhan of the year H 1000 [1592 CE]. Contains verses from a Surah of the Qu'ran. From shrine of Imam-Zadeh Qasim. 16th century. Dated by inscription to H1000/ 1592 CE . Martinovitch notes: Carved doors #3. Arabic inscriptions written in Naskhi script. Inscription around the both sides of the door. Qur'an Surah 48, versus 1-12. Inscription in the central medallions- an invocation and the blessing formula of the 12 Shi'i imams. Shah Abbas- Abbas I the Great 1587-1629.

Height 177.16 cm
Length 104.14 cm
Width 0 cm
Credit Line Purchased from H. Kevorkian, 1919

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