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Hegira 4th century / AD 10th century
Height 51.5 cm
Wooden panel from a door with vegetal decoration, in high relief, forming a calyx-shaped ornament from which spring spiralling leaves. The panel is representative of the transitional stage characterised by the bevelled technique to the next phase of which a distinctive example is the door presented by Caliph al-Hakim to the mosque of Al-Azhar in 1010.
"Wooden panel" in Explore Islamic Art Collections. Museum With No Frontiers, 2017. http://www.discoverislamicart.org/database_item.php?id=object;EPM;gr;Mus21;39;en
MWNF Working Number: GR 39