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Lusterware Cross-Shaped Tile
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Lusterware Cross-Shaped Tile


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This lusterware cross-shaped tile is decorated with arabesque scrollwork, and bears an inscription in a band around the edge of the cross. This tile and Walters 48.1292 are from the tomb of Imamzada Yayha at Veramin.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, Paris and New York; Henry Walters, Baltimore, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Date] A.H. Dhu'l-Hijja 660-Safar 661
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1262 (Medieval)
Medium
fritware with luster decoration
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
48.1290
Measurements
12 5/16 x 12 5/16 x 9/16 in. (31.2 x 31.2 x 1.5 cm)
Geography
  • Veramin, Iran (Place of Discovery)

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