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Tile fragment with inscription, Molded calligraphy in depressed band in the tile, glazed in bluish-turquoise, slight incrustation and iridescence.

Accession Number
1972/2.153

Title
Tile fragment with inscription, Molded calligraphy in depressed band in the tile, glazed in bluish-turquoise, slight incrustation and iridescence.

Artist(s)
Iranian

Artist Nationality
Iranian

Object Creation Date
12th century - 13th century

Medium & Support
molded fritware with turquoise glaze

Dimensions
8 3/8 in. x 10 7/8 in. x 1 3/4 in. ( 21.27 cm x 27.62 cm x 4.5 cm )

Credit Line
Transfer from the College of Architecture and Design

Primary Object Classification
Ceramic

Primary Object Type
tile

Collection Area
Western

Rights
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Keywords
Islamic (culture or style)
calligraphy (process)
text (layout feature)
tile (materials)

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