Keywords: Mamluk period (1250 - 1517)

104 objects
F1940.19

Folio from an unidentified manuscript

https://www.freersackler.si.edu/object/F1940.19

Detached folio from an unidentified manuscript; illuminated frontispiece; Arabic in white thuluth script; marginal medallion; vocalized in white. Border: The frontispiece is set in blue rulings on cream-colored paper.

F1939.58a-b

Hand-warmer

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F1934.20

Bottle

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F1933.13

Bowl

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F1932.61

Folio from a Qur’an, sura 58:1-4

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; recto: Sura al-Mujadila (the Pleading woman) 58: part of 1and 2, one column, 3 lines of text with two lines in illuminated title- bands; verso: sura 58:2-4, one column, 7 lines; Arabic in black muhaqqaq script with white headings in thuluth script, the word “Allah” in …

F1932.60

Folio from a selection of the Qur’an, sura 29:46

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; recto: blank; verso: Sura al-Ankabut ( the Spider) 29:46; one column, 3 lines of text with two lines in illuminated title- bands, Arabic in black muhaqqaq script with white headings in thuluth script; vocalized in black with red letters for recitation; one of a group of …

F1932.19

Folio from Kitab fi ma’arifat al-hiyal al-handisaya (The book of knowledge of ingenious mechanical devices), ÔÇťAutomata,” by al-Jazari (d. 1206); recto: part of a water-clock, with a man seated; verso: text

https://www.freersackler.si.edu/object/F1932.19

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of Kitab fi ma’arifat al-hiyal al-handisaya (The book of knowledge of ingenious mechanical devices) “Automata” by al-Jazari; text: Arabic in black naskhi script; recto: Part of a water-clock, with a man seated; verso: text, one column, 15 lines.

F1932.2

Folio from a Qur’an, 2:1-25

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; recto: Sura al- Baqara (the Cow) 2: 1-4, recto begins with “bismillah” one column, 5 lines of text; verso: sura 2: 4-24 and part of 25, verso begins with “yawqinuwna”, one column,15 lines of text; Arabic in black nasta’liq script; illuminated heading in white kufic script; …

F1932.1

Folio from a Qur’an, sura 56:75-77

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; right-hand half of a double-page frontispiece now separate from its facing folio (F1948.9), Arabic in white kufic script on a blue and gold floral ground, Sura al- Waqi’a (the Event) 56: 75-77; one of a set of 3 folios. Border: The text is set in an …