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Medieval Persian Art

Zodiac Ewer

Zodiac Ewer, Medieval Persian Art
Zodiac Ewer, zoomed in
40 cmZodiac Ewer scale comparison19.1 cm
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Zodiac Ewer is a Medieval Persian Silver and Brass Decorative Artwork created between 1180 and 1210. It lives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. The image is in the Public Domain, and tagged Vessels. SourceDownload

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On this decorative serving vessel, the zodiac signs appear as medallions set in vines. Zoom in to see Pisces in the center and Libra’s scales to the right.

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