Ancient Map of Egypt

roxygen: “ A map of Egypt by Ottoman admiral and cartographer Piri Reis in Kitab-i Bahriye, 16 century.

وليد الفرهود

Indeed We have bestowed great honor on the children of Adam, and have borne them on the land and the sea, given them for sustenance things which are good and pure; and exalted them above many of Our creatures.

Anthology of Persian Poetry  Object Name: Illustrated manuscript Date: 15th century Geography: Iran, Shiraz

Anthology of Persian Poetry Object Name: Illustrated manuscript Date: century Geography: Iran, Shiraz interesting "bathing costume"

Ustad Mansur.  Study of a Gold-mantled Chloropsis. Ustad Mansur was a 17th century Mughal painter who specialised in depicting plants and animals. Mughal miniature painting, 1640.

Ustad Mansur, Study of a Gold-mantled Chloropsis (bird). Ustad Mansur was a century Mughal painter who specialised in depicting plants and animals. Victoria and Albert Museum, London, Great Britain

Turkish Miniature Painting. "The Sultans watching dancers and comedians in the Hippodrome" (1703-30)

From the 1720 Surname-i Vehbi by Levni, who died in The dancers in the long skirts are köçek, young males, whose entaris are tucked into their skirts.

Ottoman: 1600.  Sultan Mehmet III (reigned 1595-1603) Enthroned, Attended by Two Janissaries | LACMA Collections

Sultan Mehmet III (reigned Enthroned, Attended by Two Janissaries Turkey, about 1600 Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper

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