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Fatimid plate with mounted hunter


A larger image of this Fatimid plate with mounted hunter. Freer Gallery, Smithsonian's Museums of Asian Art, 41.12.


MEDIUM: Earthenware painted over glaze with luster
DIMENSIONS: H x Diam: 7.5 x 38.4 cm (2 15/16 x 15 1/8 in)
TYPE: Ceramic Vessel
ORIGIN: Egypt
DATE: 12th century
PERIOD: Fatimid period
ACCESSION NUMBER: F1941.12
Freer Gallery, Smithsonian's Museums of Asian Art, F1941.12



Referenced as figure 162 in The military technology of classical Islam by D Nicolle
162. Ceramic dish, 12th century AD, Fāṭimid, Freer Gallery of Art no. 41.12, Washington (At).



Referenced on p.23, MAA 171 Saladin & the Saracens by David Nicolle:
12th-century Fatimid plate showing a huntsman with a straight sword hanging from a belt with decorative pendants.

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