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Bowl depicting Faridun, Kava, and Zahhak in an episode from Firdawsi’s Shahnameh

late 12th–early 13th century

Mina'i ware; fritware with polychrome enamel on an opaque white glaze

8.5 x 21.5 cm (3 3/8 x 8 7/16 in.)
Gift of Wilson P. Foss, Jr., Ph.B. 1913
1953.24.8
Culture: 
Persian, Iranian, Islamic, probably Kashan
Period: 
Seljuk dynasty (1038–1194)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramic
Status: 
On view
Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.

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