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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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1262 (Medieval)
fritware ceramic with luster decoration
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H: 12 5/16 x W: 12 5/16 x D: 9/16 in. (31.2 x 31.2 x 1.5 cm)
  • Iran, Veramin (Place of Discovery)
Location Within Museum
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