Inside Ancient Egypt Houses | This stunning Egyptian harp was one of many musical instruments for ...

Inside Ancient Egypt Houses | This stunning Egyptian harp was one of many musical instruments for ...

ancient egyptian harp called arched harp

ancient egyptian harp called arched harp

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 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.

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 (R.1566-74), TURKEY, CIRCA 1800

A special textile was made for the internal door of the Ka‘ba beginning in the mid-19th century. It is made of green silk with red and gold silk appliqués, embroidered in silver and silver gilt wire over cotton and sild thread padding. The inscription indicates that this was ordered by Sultan Abdülhamid II (1876-1909) and presented by Abbas Hilmi the Khedive of Ottoman Egypt (1874-1931). @shirin-gol

A special textile was made for the internal door of the Ka‘ba beginning in the mid-19th century. It is made of green silk with red and gold silk appliqués, embroidered in silver and silver gilt wire over cotton and sild thread padding. The inscription indicates that this was ordered by Sultan Abdülhamid II (1876-1909) and presented by Abbas Hilmi the Khedive of Ottoman Egypt (1874-1931). @shirin-gol

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

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