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Tombstone

8/06/1311 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Footstone of the tomb of Nur al-Din Ibrahim, governor of Dhofar, in Oman. Dated Wednesday 20 Muharram AH 711 (8 June 1311). Carved marble. Ogee-shaped. The carving shows at the head between palm trees, an arch flanked by pillars, from the top of which hangs a lamp. The faces of the stone carved with horizontal lines of writing between bands of vertical inscription. The whole carving enclosed b y a wide border of inscription.


object details
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Carved marble
Brief Description
Footstone of the tomb of Nur al-Din Ibrahim, governor of Dhofar, in Oman. Dated Wednesday 20 Muharram AH 711 (8 June 1311). Carved marble. Made in Khambhat, Gujarat (India). Found in Dhofar.
Physical Description
Footstone of the tomb of Nur al-Din Ibrahim, governor of Dhofar, in Oman. Dated Wednesday 20 Muharram AH 711 (8 June 1311). Carved marble. Ogee-shaped. The carving shows at the head between palm trees, an arch flanked by pillars, from the top of which hangs a lamp. The faces of the stone carved with horizontal lines of writing between bands of vertical inscription. The whole carving enclosed b y a wide border of inscription.
Dimensions
  • Height: 127cm
  • Width: 48cm
  • Depth: 9.5cm
  • Weight: 100.7kg
Collection
Accession Number
A.13-1933

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record createdJune 25, 2009
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