Musée du Louvre, Département des Antiquités Orientales, Paris (AO 1265)
Not on view
An incised menorah and a Torah shrine are found on this plate’s rim. They resemble depictions in Samaritan synagogue art, suggesting that the piece may have originated in a Samaritan context. Olive twigs—a common motif in Samaritan, but not Jewish, art—flank the shrine.
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition (7th–9th Century)," March 12, 2012–July 8, 2012.