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This item has been added to the Database within the Explore Islamic Art Collections project. Information is available in: English, Arabic.

Name of Object:

Capital

Location:

Kuwait City, Kuwait

Holding Museum:

Dar al-Athar al-Islamiyyah

About Dar al-Athar al-Islamiyyah, Kuwait City

Date of Object:

Hegira 4th century / AD 10th century

Museum Inventory Number:

LNS 6 S

Provenance:

Spain

Description:

Marble column captial based on the Corinthian order, featuring 'lacey' design of acanthus leaves with frilly edges, 'bead and reel', 'egg and dart' and other classical art-derived motifs.

Citation of this web page:

 "Capital" in Explore Islamic Art Collections. Museum With No Frontiers, 2017. http://www.discoverislamicart.org/database_item.php?id=object;EPM;kw;Mus21;20;en

MWNF Working Number: KW 20