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Chapter One: Daily Life in Medieval Nishapur

Dado panel

Dado panel, 10th century. Iran, Nishapur. Stucco; carved

After reading this chapter, you will be able to:

  • identify how artifacts excavated in the medieval city of Nishapur (in present-day Iran) provide insight into the customs, activities, and environment of its residents