Dado Panel from the Courtyard of the Royal Palace of Mas`ud III of Ghazni (reigned A.H. 493-509/1099-1115 C.E.
Arts of the Islamic World
On View: Arts of the Islamic World, 2nd floor
Although the Ghaznavid Dynasty was on the wane by the time of Mascud III, this panel from the wall of his palace attests to a continuing lively interest in art.
1 Ramadan 505 AH / 22 March 1112
2009 dimensions: 28 1/8 x 12 13/16 x 3 1/2 in. (71.4 x 32.5 x 8.9 cm)
Old dimensions: 71 3/8 x 12 3/4 x 2 3/4 in. (181.4 x 32.4 x 7 cm) (show scale)
In Persian, part of a poem in foliated Kufic script with broken words
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Hans G. Clapper
Dado Panel from the Courtyard of the Royal Palace of Mas`ud III of Ghazni (reigned A.H. 493-509/1099-1115 C.E., 1 Ramadan 505 AH / 22 March 1112. Carved marble, 2009 dimensions: 28 1/8 x 12 13/16 x 3 1/2 in. (71.4 x 32.5 x 8.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Hans G. Clapper, 83.163. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 83.163_PS2.jpg)
overall, 83.163_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2009
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