13 wooden and 13 ivory polygonal panels of different shapes used to decorate doors, pulpits and chests.

Cairo School. 9 of the wooden panels are late Fatimid; of the ivories, 3 are Ayyubid, circa 1200 and 6 are Mamluk, 14th century.

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