Title

Figurine

Creator

Creation Date

9th-10th centuries

Culture

Fatimid

Medium

Bone

Dimensions

2 in.

Credit Line

Bequest of David P. Harris ('46), 2020

Accession Number

2020.177

Description

A similar object at the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology at the University of Michigan (1969.2.93) was found in Fustat, Egypt (Old Cairo). For a color image, see Christine Gruber, ed., The Image Debate: Figural Representation in Islam and Across the World (London: Gingko, 2019), p. 22, fig. 12.

Provenance

Purchased from Tetragon, London, in 1992. From a French collection of the mid-19th century.

Collection

The Islamic World

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