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Bowl

Date:
10th–11th century
Geography:
Attributed to Eastern Iran
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 2 3/4 in. (7.0 cm) Diam. 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm)
Classification:
Metal
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1964
Accession Number:
64.216
Not on view
Inscription: Arabic, around rim: "Complete blessing and encompassing prosperity and apparent joyfulness and lasting sufficiency and success, glory and extensive happiness and lasting peace and glorious victory without end. (Trans. M. Wahab, 1967)

"Complete blessing, widespread wealth, ... ... lasting sufficiency, ... , glory, happiness ... ... security and victory." (Trans. Yassir al-Tabba, 1978)

See curatorial file for transcription.
[ Charles Dikran Kelekian, New York, until 1964; sold to MMA]
Grube, Ernst J. "A Bronze Bowl from Egypt." Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt 4 (1965). pp. 141-143, ill. pl. XXXIII.



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