A Kufic inscription is in the rectangular frame between each rondel.
Against a diaper-patterned background are roundels each containing a Tree of Life flanked by a lion and dragon in combat, birds, and griffins. The rondels are framed with a frieze of running animals. Twelve-sided figures in the interspaces enclose diamonds with pairs of confronted birds and animals flanking another Tree of Life.
Fragment with lions and griffins in combat
1459–1669 (radiocarbon date, 95% probability)
Iran ?, in the style of the Buyid period (945–1055)
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