The lid is of shallow domical form decorated decorated with four marked huntsmen, and inscribed: 'In the name of God.

Blessing, victory, & support to the Vazir Abu'l-Mutarrif son of al-Manur Abu 'Amir Muhammad son of Abu 'Amir, may God support him.'


Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, wrongly deaccessioned the lid as a fake because it was fitted on to a box that was.

Ashmolean Museum

Beaumont Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1 2PH
01865 278000

Opening times

Tue – Sun, Bank Holiday Mon, 10am – 5pm

Closed 24 – 26 Dec

Exhibitions at Ashmolean Museum

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