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Eagle and Rabbit


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Description The eagle and rabbit motif is one of the most frequent in Fatimid art. It is seen here against a gackground of vines. The five-sided plaque is broken at its lower margin.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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Period
12th century
Medium
ivory
(Ivory & Bone)
Accession Number
71.564
Measurements
2 3/8 x 1 15/16 in. (6 x 4.9 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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