JB.1175. Mortar and pestle, cast bronze with
engraved decoration. Cylindrical body decorated
with series of almond-shaped elements in high
relief, alternately turned up and down with a small
rosette also in relief attached to the tips. At the
there is a geometric scroll in relief, while below
rim an epigraphic band, written in Kufic style,
around. There is a matching pestle attached.
Iran or Central Asia, 12th – 13th century.
Comparative material: Melikian-Chirvani, 1982,
Prof. Geoffrey King