Tombstone

Persian
Seljuk period
A.D. September – October 1138 – 39 (A.H. Muharram 533)
Signed by Abu'l-Qasim al-Kharrat (Persian, 12th century)


Object Place: Yazd, Iran

Dimensions

Overall: 98 x 71 cm (38 9/16 x 27 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

31.711

Medium or Technique

Marble

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Ceremonial artifacts

Inscription

He died in the month of Muharram 533 A.H. (September A.D. 1138) Work of Abu'l Qasim al-Harrani or al-Kharrat. (The last word is unclear.)

Signed

Signed by Abu’l-Qasim al-Kharrat

Provenance

1931, sold through Phyllis Ackerman to the MFA for $1,609.89. (Accession Date: September 3, 1931)

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund