Blacas ewer

Yesterday was the first class day of a course I’m taking at UT, “Arts of Islam: from Caliphs to Sultans (650-1500 AD)” taught by Professor Stephennie Mulder. I’m looking forward to many new discoveries like the one below.

Blacas ewer, inlaid bronze, Mosul, 1232.

Blacas ewer detail, inlaid bronze, Mosul, 1232.

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