Fragment of Tomb Cover

before 1955
Overall: 78.1 x 66 cm (30 3/4 x 26 in.)
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In ivory on a dark brown ground a large-scale roundel is framed by a frieze of running animals containing a pair of confronted ibex on either side of a tree of life. Above is preserved the bottom portion of an identical roundel, and to either side of the main roundel is a fragment from the upper part of a repeated roundel, interrupted by the inclusion of a vertical inscription band in Kufic lettering.
Fragment of Tomb Cover

Fragment of Tomb Cover

before 1955

Iran or Iraq

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