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Artifact Analysis
Describes a tombstone from the twelfth century.
# 139563 | 750 words | 1 source | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Archaeology (Ancient History and Mediterranean)

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This paper describes a tombstone of either Persian or Syrian origin which was created in the twelfth century. The paper further analyzes the artifact's composition and how it is classified. Additionally, it gives the tombstone's dimensions and also details the inscription.

From the Paper:

" This artefact is of either Persian or Syrian origin and was created in the twelfth century. It is composed out of marble as is classified as a ceremonial artefact; the proportions of this artefact are 37 1/16 inches high and 27 . inches wide. Proceeding further, the item has Kufic and Nashki inscriptions and is signed "Abu'l Qasim al-Jarrad - which apparently is a synonym for "Abu'l Qasim the Armorer". The artefact is symmetrical insofar as the same images and shapes carved on one side of the invisible divide are found on the other side, as well. The fact the tomb's face is marked by etchings does give its surface a..."

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