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Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition
March 14–July 8, 2012
Selected Artworks (241-253 of 253 Results)
Section of an Epigraphic Frieze from the Mosque of Ibn Tulun
Date: ca. 879
Medium: Pinewood
Tomb Stele Fragment with Kufic Inscription
Date: 9th century
Medium: Marble
Portable Mihrab
Date: 10th century
Medium: Wood
Inscribed Floor Mat
Date: 10th century
Medium: Plain weave in undyed bast fiber; inscription and decoration in brocading weft; fringe along one edge
Hexagonal Pilgrim Jug
Date: late 7th–early 8th century
Medium: Glass, molded
Textile Fragment Depicting a Male Figure under an Arch
Date: 11th–12th century
Medium: Tapestry weave in polychrome silk and undyed linen on plain weave ground of undyed linen
Folio from a Qur'an
Date: late 7th-early 8th century (?)
Medium: Brown ink and pigments on parchment; the back side has been reinked with a black carbon ink; decorative details in red, green, yellow, and white
Folio from a Qur'an
Date: ca. 700–725
Medium: Brown and black ink and pigments on parchment
Folio from a Qur'an
Date: late 8th century
Medium: Ink, pigments, and gold leaf on parchment
Folio from a Qur'an
Date: late 8th century
Medium: Ink, pigments, and gold leaf on parchment
Folio from a Qur'an
Date: ca. 900-950
Medium: Gold leaf, silver, and ink on parchment colored with indigo
Folio from a Qur'an
Date: ca. 900-950
Medium: Gold leaf, silver, and ink on parchment colored with indigo
Folio from a Qur'an
Date: 9th–10th century
Medium: Dark brown and black inks, red pigment, and gold leaf on parchment
Portable Mihrab
Date: 10th century
Inscribed Floor Mat
Date: 10th century
Hexagonal Pilgrim Jug
Date: late 7th–early 8th century
Folio from a Qur'an
Date: late 7th-early 8th century (?)
Folio from a Qur'an
Date: ca. 700–725
Folio from a Qur'an
Date: late 8th century
Folio from a Qur'an
Date: late 8th century
Folio from a Qur'an
Date: ca. 900-950
Folio from a Qur'an
Date: ca. 900-950
Folio from a Qur'an
Date: 9th–10th century
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