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Dado Panel from the Courtyard of the Royal Palace of Mas`ud III of Ghazni (reigned A.H. 493-509/ 1009-1115 C.E.

Arts of the Islamic World

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.

MEDIUM Carved marble
DATES 1 Ramadan 505 AH / 22 March 1112
DIMENSIONS 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)
INSCRIPTIONS In Persian, part of a poem in foliated Kufic script with broken words
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 83.163
CREDIT LINE Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Hans G. Clapper
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CAPTION Dado Panel from the Courtyard of the Royal Palace of Mas`ud III of Ghazni (reigned A.H. 493-509/ 1009-1115 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
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Dado Panel from the Courtyard of the Royal Palace of Mas`ud III of Ghazni (reigned A.H. 493-509/ 1009-1115 C.E.

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