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Fig. 5.6:
Safe Conduct Pass (Paiza) with Inscription in Mongolian Square Script (“Phakpa Script”)

Yuan dynasty (1271–1368), late 13th century
iron with silver inlay
7 1/8 x 4 1/2 in. (18.1 x 11.4 cm)

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
purchase, bequest of Dorothy Graham Bennett, 1993