Indian quiver and arrows. This quiver was a trophy from the Battle of Seringapatam on 4 May 1799, the culmination of a campaign against Tipu Sultan of Mysore in Southern India. It was presented to George III by Richard, Earl of Mornington, Governor General of India, in 1800. Supposedly taken from the bedroom of Tipu Sultan. The Royal Collection.

Indian quiver and arrows. This quiver was a trophy from the Battle of Seringapatam on 4 May the culmination of a campaign against Tipu Sultan of Mysore in Southern India. It was presented to George III by Richard, Earl of Mornington, Governor General

Janissary cap, the second half of the 17th century. Museum of Karlsruhe (Karlsruhe Müzesi), Baden Germany.

Yeniçeri Börkü (Janissary Cap), the second half of the century. Museum of Karlsruhe (Karlsruhe Müzesi), Baden Germany.

Sitarah (curtain) for the door of the Ka‘bah, commissioned by Sultan Abdülmejid I, Ottoman Egypt, Cairo, dated 1263 AH (1846-7 AD); black silk, with coloured silk appliqués, embroidered in silver and silver-gilt wire over cotton and silk thread padding, Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Islamic Art © Nour Foundation.

Curtain for the Holy Ka’ba door. An Ottoman silk and metal-thread, bearing the name of Sultan Abdülmejid. Khalili Collection of Islamic Art © Nour Foundation.

ancient egyptian harp called arched harp

Digital artistic rendering of a harp musical instrument within an ancient Egyptian tomb setting.

A Sigil Witch • violetwitchcraft: The Elementarium, by Isobel...

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AN IMPORTANT OTTOMAN SILK AND METAL-THREAD EXTERNAL CURTAIN (BURQA) FOR THE HOLY KA'BA DOOR, BEARING THE NAME OF SULTAN SELIM II (R.1566-74), TURKEY, CIRCA 1800

An important Ottoman silk and metal-thread external curtain (burqa) for the Holy Ka'ba door, bearing the name of Sultan Selim II Turkey, circa 1800

CURTAIN (SITARAH OR BURQU‘) FOR THE EXTERNAL DOOR OF THE KA‘BAH, WITH THE NAME OF THE OTTOMAN SULTAN AHMAD I, OTTOMAN EGYPT, CAIRO, 1606

The external curtain for the door of Kabe made by the name of Sultan Ahmed the Ottoman Egypt Cairo 1606

Ottoman metal-thread embroidered external curtains made for the door of the Holy Ka’aba

Ottoman metal-thread embroidered external curtains made for the door of the Holy Ka’aba

Giant Islamic Quran Stand Silver Inlay Kufic Arabic Masterpiece Allah s 99 Names

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Stand for a Qur'an Manuscript. Zain(?) Hasan Sulaiman Isfahani | dated A.H. 761/A.D. 1360 | Iran or Central Asia | Wood (teak); carved, painted, and inlaid

Century Qur’an Stand, Iran, 1360 A. At The Metropolitan Museum of Art, in the City of New York.

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