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Identification and Creation
Object Number
TL41240.1
Title
Tombstone of Fatima ibnat Ibrahim ibn Ishaq al-Hajjari
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
funerary sculpture
Date
856
Places
Creation Place: Africa, Egypt
Period
Abbasid period
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/342258
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Marble
Technique
Incised
Dimensions
42.3 x 25.5 x 3.8 cm (16 5/8 x 10 1/16 x 1 1/2 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Museum of the Ancient Near East
Object Number
TL41240.1
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Eleven lines of incised, foliated Kufic script from Ayn al-Sira cemetery of Fustat-Misr. Caliphate of Al-Mutawakkil ibn al-Mutasim. Governship of Anbasa ibn Ishaq al-Dayy. Judgeship of Al-Harith ibn Maskin.
Exhibition History

Social Fabrics: Inscribed Textiles from Medieval Egyptian Tombs, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/22/2022 - 05/08/2022

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