Four carved wooden panels
- Art Funded
- 1) 160 x 30.5 cm; 2) 170.2 x 20.3 cm
- Sydney Burney
Four Abbasid panels: 1) door; 2) a lintel and two smaller pieces.
Carved in the oblique style resulting in strong contrasts of light and shade introduced in Samarra, (838-883). Such designs in wood were transferred to stucco decoration.
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