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Source: Museum With No Frontiers
Hegira 6th-7th / AD 12th-13th centuries, Seljuq
Glazed ceramic (mina'i)
National Museum of Oriental Art (Museo Nazionale d’Arte Orientale), Rome, Italy Inventario 5974
This piece belongs to a type of ceramic known as mina’i, recognisable through the use of seven colours in its decoration. In antiquity, the main centre of production for mina’i ceramics was Kashan in central northern Iran.