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Vessel Stamp

Object Name:
Vessel stamp
Date:
751–58
Geography:
Egypt
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
H. 7/16 in. (1.1 cm) Diam. 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm) W. 0.985 oz. (27.927 g)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1908
Accession Number:
08.256.3
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in Arabic:
Translation (SH 2011):
In the name of God; / (ordered) 'Abd al-Malik ibn (Ya / zi)d the manufacture of one-half qist, full measure, at the hands of Muhammad ibn Shura/hbil
[ Michael Casira, Cairo, until 1908; sold to A.M. Lythgoe for MMA]
Evans, Helen C., and Brandie Ratliff, ed. Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2012. no. 94B, p. 146, ill. (color).



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