© Dar al-Athar al-Islamiyya

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Name of Object:



Kuwait City, Kuwait

Holding Museum:

Dar al-Athar al-Islamiyyah

About Dar al-Athar al-Islamiyyah, Kuwait City

Date of Object:

Hegira 5th–6th century / AD 11th–12th century

Museum Inventory Number:

LNS 27 S


East Iranian World


Marble architectural panel featuring a fragmentary elaborate and mannered "archaizing" kufic inscription with "the great, the noble," perhaps part of the foundation inscription of a religious school or a tomb.

Citation of this web page:

 "Panel" in Explore Islamic Art Collections. Museum With No Frontiers, 2018. http://www.discoverislamicart.org/database_item.php?id=object;EPM;kw;Mus21;16;en

MWNF Working Number: KW 16