A Fatimid inscribed carved marble Stele Egypt, 9th/ 10th Century
Lot 86*
A Fatimid inscribed carved marble Stele Egypt, 9th/ 10th Century
£6,000 - 8,000
US$ 10,000 - 13,000
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A Fatimid inscribed carved marble Stele
Egypt, 9th/ 10th Century
of rectangular form, carved with thirteen lines in kufic
58.8 x 42.5 cm.

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  • Provenance: Private collection.

    The inscriptions confirm the conversion of a certain Zaynab, daughter of Hamdun Abi Na'im to Islam.

    For a similar carved funerary stele, see Exhibition Catalogue, Mikhail B. Piotrovsky and John Vrieze, Art of Islam: Earthly Beauty, Heavenly Art, Amsterdam, December 1999 to April 2000, no. 176.

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