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Tiraz Fragment

Object Name:
Fragment
Date:
dated A.H. 363/A.D. 973–74
Geography:
Attributed to Egypt
Medium:
Linen and silk
Dimensions:
H. 3 1/8 in. (8 cm)
W. 16 3/8 in. (41.6 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Woven
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1955
Accession Number:
55.69.2
Not on view
Inscription: Definition: Arabic
Translation: "...assistance from God. The Imam Ma'add Abu Tamin Mu'izz li-din-allah, Commander of the Faithful, the blessings of God upon him. Year 363."

Marking: See link panel.
A. J. B. Wace, Princeton, NJ (until 1955; sold to MMA)
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