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Ivory Plaque with Peacock
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Ivory Plaque with Peacock


Description Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description This plaque- representing a peacock and hare (fragment)- was made as part of the inlaid fittings for a door, chest, or other large piece of furniture.
Exhibitions
  • Threshold to the Sacred: The Ark Door of Cairo‚Äôs Ben Ezra Synagogue . The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; Yeshiva University Museum, New York. 2013-2014.
Provenance [Found at Fostat]; Dikran Kelekian, New York, Constantinople, and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1911, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1911

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Period
12th century (Medieval)
Medium
ivory
(Ivory & Bone)
Accession Number
71.566
Measurements
3 1/2 x 1 13/16 x 5/16 in. (8.9 x 4.6 x 0.8 cm)
Geography
  • Egypt, Cairo (Place of Discovery)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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