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Dish with Sailing Boat
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This ceramic dish has lusterware decoration of a sailing boat with oars and flags blowing from the sail. Beneath the boat are fish, all swimming in the same direction.

The decorative elements surrounding the boat consist of half palmettos.

On the outside of the dish are circles and groups of three lines, also in lusterware.

Dimensions:  Height 9.5 cm  Diameter 29 cm

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Culture:

Islamic

Technique:

Luster Metallic

Style:

Fatimid

Materials:

Ceramic
Type Type

Type:

Plate
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Location: 

Museum of Islamic Art

Created: 

El-Bahnasa
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Created: 

10th Century AD
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