Octagonal pilgrim token with domed building

On display

Details

  • Title

    Octagonal pilgrim token with domed building

  • Associated place

    Iraq (probable; Karbala) (place of creation)
    Iran (place of purchase)
  • Date

    20th century (1901 - 2000)
  • Material and technique

    clay, moulded

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  • Dimensions

    2.1 cm (height)
    9.5 cm max. (diameter)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by Marcus Milwright, 2002.

  • Museum location

    First floor | Gallery 28 | Asian Crossroads
  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA2002.30

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Further reading

Barnes, Ruth, ‘Relatives in Faith: Pilgrimage in Judaism, Islam and Christianity’, Ruth Barnes and Crispin Branfoot, eds, Pilgrimage: The Sacred Journey (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2006), p. 27, illus. p. 26 fig. 14

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