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Mirror with Sphinxes
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Mirror with Sphinxes


Description Provenance Credit
Description This mirror, with two addorsed rampant sphinxes in relief, contains a frieze with a blessing written in kufic script.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1912, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1912

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Creator
Period
12th century (Seljuk)
Medium
bronze
(Metal)
Accession Number
54.520
Measurements
Diam: 4 in. (10.2 cm)
Geography
  • Iraq, Baghdad (Place of Discovery)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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