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Door panel with carved decoration
Hegira 3rd century / AD 9th century
H. 238 cm
A single door panel with three identical inset decorative panels each carved with a combination of different vegetal motifs in the bevelled style. The carving is characteristic of the Samarra style as it was developed in the building of the homonymous city in the ninth century. Marble wall revetments from the caliph’s palace in the same city contain identical ornamentation.
"Door panel with carved decoration" in Explore Islamic Art Collections. Museum With No Frontiers, 2017. http://www.discoverislamicart.org/database_item.php?id=object;EPM;gr;Mus21;30;en
MWNF Working Number: GR 30