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Bowl

Artist/Maker: Artist Unknown (Artist Unknown)

Date: 19th century
Medium: copper alloy and silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 3 1/4 x 3 7/8 in. (8.3 x 9.8 cm)
Classification: Containers
Credit Line: Gift of Leo S. Figiel, M.D.
Object number: 99.0032.16
DescriptionBrass bowls with silver inlay, often dating from the Mamluk Period (1250-1517), are still used to hold sacred substances on shrines as far away as southern Ghana. The designs are calligraphy inscriptions from the Qur’an.
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