Islamic Writing Tablet inscribed with the Basmala from the Quran (Koran)

Unidentified Baganda maker

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late 19th-early 20th century

Wood and black ink

Overall: 8 7/8 × 4 1/4 in. (22.5 × 10.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Museum Purchase

39.64.6901

Geography/Culture

Africa, Eastern Africa, Uganda

Period

19th century

Object Name

Ceremonial Artifact

Classification

Africa

Not on view

Exhibition History

Anthropology of Religion, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Anthropology 48, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 30-May 2, 2004.

Provenance

Museum and Art Gallery Reading, England; sold to present collection, 1939.

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