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Inscription

Inscribed in Arabic with the word or name "Fath" (victory).

Provenance

Dikran G. Kelekian (b. 1868 - d. 1951), New York; by 1910, sold by Dikran G. Kelekian to Dr. Denman Waldo Ross (b. 1853 - d. 1935), Cambridge, MA; 1912, gift of Dr. Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 4, 1912)

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Islamic Spanish (Caliphate of Cordoba), Umayyad, third quarter of the 10th century A.D.

Object Place

Spain

Accession Number

12.32

Medium or Technique

Marble, carved and drilled

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Architectural elements