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Unidentified Seljuq maker (Herāt, Afghanistan)

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late 12th century or early 13th century

Bronze with copper inlay

Overall: 5 3/16 × 6 1/8 in. (13.2 × 15.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Mark Lansburgh, Class of 1949

M.985.32.1

Geography/Culture

Asia, Central Asia, Afghanistan

Period

1000-1400

Object Name

Personal Gear: Ceremonial

Classification

Asia

On view

Exhibition History

The Beauty of the Bronze: Selections from the Hood Museum of Art, Gene Y. Kim Class of 1985 Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 13, 2012-March 18, 2014.

Global Cultures at the Hood: Ancient to Premodern, Gene Y. Kim Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26. 2019.

Ancient and Premodern Global Cultures, Gene Y. Kim Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26, 2019.

Provenance

Collected by Mark Lansburgh (1925-2013), Santa Fe, New Mexico, date unknown; given to present collection 1985.

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