Shield with Arabic Inscription and Signs of the Zodiac
- Medium: Iron alloy (steel), etched and overlaid with silver and gold; fabric lining
- Dates: 19th century
- Dynasty: Qajar
- Period: Qajar
- Dimensions: Diam. 18 5/8 in. (47.3 cm)
- Inscriptions: See Rich Text Inscription for Arabic text.
In Arabic, repeated around rim: "the sultan of the world, the sultan of justice"
Read by Dr. Abdullah Ghouchani, winter 2014 and transcribed by Caitlin McKenna.
- Collection: Arts of the Islamic World
- Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H2, TOP
- Accession Number: 42.245.2
- Image: 42.245.2_detail_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, Nov 30, 2008