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Twelve-Pointed Star-Shaped Tile

Object Name: Star-shaped tile
Date: A.H. 846/A.D. 1442–43
Geography: Iran, Khargird
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Stonepaste; polychrome glaze within black wax resist outlines (cuerda seca technique)
Dimensions: H. 15 7/8 in. (40.3 cm) W. 15 7/8 in. (40.3 cm) D. 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm)
Classification: Ceramics-Tiles
Credit Line: Gift of Philip M. Lydig, 1917
Accession Number: 17.143.1

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