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Vessel Stamp

Object Name:
Vessel stamp
Date:
8th century
Geography:
Egypt
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
H. 7/16 in. (1.1 cm) Diam. 1 9/16 in. (4 cm) Wt. 0.73 oz. (20.697 g)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1908
Accession Number:
08.256.4
Not on view
Inscription: Arabic; translation: "What was ordered by the servant of God, Abdallah, amir of the Faithful; give exact measure and be thou not of the defrauders; half kist, exact."
[ Michael Casira, Cairo, until 1908; sold to A.M. Lythgoe for MMA]
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