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Mortar

Date:
12th–13th century
Geography:
Iran
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 5 3/4 in. (14.6 cm) W. 9 5/16 in. (23.7 cm) D. 7 1/8 in. (18.1 cm)
Classification:
Metal
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1907
Accession Number:
07.208
Not on view
Inscription: Arabic, in band around top; expresses the usual good wishes.

The word البرکة repeated six times in kufic script.

A.Ghouchani
[ A. Filippo, London, until 1907; sold to MMA]
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