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Art from Home: Stories of Cultural Connections

Louvre Abu Dhabi brings the museum to you by telling stories about the art works on loans from our partners and from our collection through video, audio and activities that can be downloaded for children.

Ewer decorated with the signs of the zodiac

Afghanistan, Herat
About 1220
Copper alloy, silver
Louvre Abu Dhabi
LAD 2013.053|38 x 21 x 19 cm

A sign of the zodiac is shown on each of the 12 sides of the body of this splendid ewer. The lively inscriptions, whose letters each end in a human head, offer wishes of good fortune to the intended recipient.

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