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Revetment of Tiles with an Orans Figure in the Center (possible modern forgery)


Sasanian
5th century - 6th century (?)
106.7 cm x 104.1 cm (42 in. x 41 in.)
ceramic
BZ.1923.5

Not on view


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Description
Revetement of tiles with figure in relief in center. Recessed dots in the surrounding tiles form geometric designs.


Acquisition History
Purchased from Vignier, Paris, 1923.

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss Collection.

Dumbarton Oaks, Research Library and Collection, November 1940.

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Byzantine Collection, Washington, D.C.