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Fragment with Griffins in Roundels

before 1982
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Overall: 35.5 x 30.5 cm (14 x 12 in.)
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This fragment preserves rows of tangent roundels, each containing pair of griffins flanking a tree. Borders of the roundels are ornamented with small medallions enclosing animals or a floral device. The interspaces between roundels are filled with geometric floral figures.
Fragment with Griffins in Roundels

Fragment with Griffins in Roundels

before 1982

Iran or Iraq, in the style of the Seljuq period (1037–1194)

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