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Mirror

Date:
11th–12th century
Geography:
Iran
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Bronze; cast
Dimensions:
D. 3/16 in. (0.5 cm) Diam. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm) Wt. 1.9 oz. (53.9 g)
Classification:
Metal
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. Maurice S. Dimand, in memory of his wife, Avis, 1976
Accession Number:
1976.158.2
Not on view
Inscription: Arabic; translation: "Glory and prosperity and power and grandeur and benefit and excellence to its owner."

In Arabic in kufic script:
عز و اقبال و دولة و علو و رفعة ... لصاحبه

A.Ghouchani

It also read by MK as:
عز و اقبال و دولة و علو و نعمة و [نصر؟] و برکة لصاحبه
Maurice S. Dimand, New York (until 1976; gifted to MMA)
Baker, Patricia L., and Barbara Brend, ed. "Studies in Honour of Professor Géza Fehérvari." In Sifting Sands, Reading Signs. London: Furnace Publishing, 2006. p. 166, ill. fig. 5b (b/w).



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