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Sculpted Bull of Rakka Type

late 12th–early 13th Century

Rakka ware; pottery painted in blue under a turquoise glaze

4 1/4 × 5 3/8 in. (10.8 × 13.7 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore
1955.4.196
Culture: 
Syrian, Islamic
Period: 
Ayyubid period (ca. 1171–1260)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore (1858–1955), Collection #P37, New York; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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