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555841

Tiles. Panel of hexagonal tiles with vegetal and geometric decoration. Syria, about 1400-1430. Fritware, with underglaze painting in blue. Doors. Pair of doors with geometric insets. Egypt about 1270-1320. Wood, with carved ivory and ebony insets. The presence of crosses on five of the ivory plaques suggests that these doors belonged to a Christian building, possibly a Coptic church.

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Tiles.  Panel of hexagonal tiles with vegetal and geometric decoration. Syria, about 1400-1430. Fritware, with underglaze painting in blue.  Doors. Pair of doors with geometric insets.  Egypt about 1270-1320. Wood, with carved ivory and ebony insets.  The presence of crosses on five of the ivory plaques suggests that these doors belonged to a Christian building, possibly a Coptic church.