Fatimid dish decorated with a banquet scene, 11th century
Benaki Museum of Islamic Art, Athens


A detail of this Fatimid dish decorated with a banquet scene, 11th century - Benaki Museum of Islamic Art, Athens


Photo by Richard Mortel
Dish decorated with a banquet scene and inscribed Kufic good wishes. The scenes of courtly life, with courtiers enjoying themselves, playing music or taming wild beasts, are common on lustre pottery of the Fatimid period. Egypt, 11th c. Diam. 0.392 m.
Benaki Museum of Islamic Art, Athens
(ΓΕ 11120)



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