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Name of Object:

Zoomorphic figurine


Kuwait City, Kuwait

Holding Museum:

Dar al-Athar al-Islamiyyah

About Dar al-Athar al-Islamiyyah, Kuwait City

Date of Object:

Hegira 4th century / AD 10th century

Museum Inventory Number:

LNS 1018 C


East Iranian World


Free standing earthenware horse figurine was probably a toy. It's covered with a cream coloured engobe and painted in a brownish black slip under a transparent colourless glaze.

Citation of this web page:

 "Zoomorphic figurine" in Explore Islamic Art Collections. Museum With No Frontiers, 2018. http://www.discoverislamicart.org/database_item.php?id=object;EPM;kw;Mus21;36;en

MWNF Working Number: KW 36