Egypt - The National Library of Egypt's Collection of Mamluk Qur'an Manuscripts | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

Egypt - The National Library of Egypt's Collection of Mamluk Qur'an Manuscripts | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

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Egypt - The National Library of Egypt's Collection of Mamluk Qur'an Manuscripts | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

Egypt - The National Library of Egypt's Collection of Mamluk Qur'an Manuscripts | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

'Abd Allah Ibn al-Muqaffa' Syria or Egypt mid-14th century

'Abd Allah Ibn al-Muqaffa' Syria or Egypt mid-14th century

folio 140. Four horsemen, brandishing circular shields and sabres, ride around a circular pond edged with lilies.   Executed under the Mamelukes, in Syria or Egypt. Source: British Library, Add. 18866.

folio 140. Four horsemen, brandishing circular shields and sabres, ride around a circular pond edged with lilies. Executed under the Mamelukes, in Syria or Egypt. Source: British Library, Add. 18866.

folio 131v. A single rider with an iron helmet on his head and a sword in his hand. Fire glows from the helmet, sword blade and the middle of the shield.   Executed under the Mamelukes, in Syria or Egypt. Source: British Library, Add. 18866.

folio 131v. A single rider with an iron helmet on his head and a sword in his hand. Fire glows from the helmet, sword blade and the middle of the shield. Executed under the Mamelukes, in Syria or Egypt. Source: British Library, Add. 18866.

folio 134. This illustration involves an exercise whereby the rider is holding a sword in each hand, leaving the reins free on the horse's neck.   Executed under the Mamelukes, in Syria or Egypt. Source: British Library, Add. 18866.

folio 134. This illustration involves an exercise whereby the rider is holding a sword in each hand, leaving the reins free on the horse's neck. Executed under the Mamelukes, in Syria or Egypt. Source: British Library, Add. 18866.

folio 132v. An illustration of a horseman with a sword in his right hand, its blade on his left shoulder. He is also holding a sword in his left hand, its blade under his right armpit.   Executed under the Mamelukes, in Syria or Egypt. Source: British Library, Add. 18866.

folio 132v. An illustration of a horseman with a sword in his right hand, its blade on his left shoulder. He is also holding a sword in his left hand, its blade under his right armpit. Executed under the Mamelukes, in Syria or Egypt. Source: British Library, Add. 18866.

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