Hunting scenes Persian Safavid 1578 (A.H. 982) Object Place: Iran
Horseman and Running Page (painting, verso; calligraphy, recto), folio from an album Attributed to Qadimi, Persian (active 16th century) Iran, Mashhad 1560
(Riza Abbasi c. 1565–1635)
Young Man In A Blue Cloak
[The oldest extant] Rectangular Map of the World, from 'Kitāb Gharāʾib al-funūn wa-mulaḥ al-ʿuyūn' (The Book of Curiosities of the Sciences and Marvels for the Eyes), a 12th/13th century cosmographical manuscript composed in Egypt
'Map of the River Nile from its Estuary South' (c.1525) from the illuminated manuscript "Book on Navigation" ("Kitab-ı Bahriye") by Turkish writer and Ottoman Admiral Piri Reis (1465-1555).
A map of Egypt by Ottoman admiral and cartographer Piri Reis in Kitab-i Bahriye, 16 century.
16th century map of Soltaniyeh city by Matrakçı Nasuh
10th C. Persian. Bilal, giving the call to prayer. An ethopian slave born in Mecca in 580, later freed, he was a close companion of Muhammad who chose him as Islam's first Muezzin.