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Ancient Art

Limestone Frieze with Kufic writing on it

13th century

limestone

17 3/4 × 17 1/2 in. (45.1 × 44.5 cm)
Gift of Fred Olsen
1954.52.5
Culture: 
Egyptian
Period: 
Ayyubid dynasty (late 12th–early 13th century C.E.)
Classification: 
Sculpture
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