islamic symbols STOLEN from Ancient Paganism | exposingthelieofislam

islamic symbols STOLEN from Ancient Paganism

islamic symbols STOLEN from Ancient Paganism | exposingthelieofislam

Ottoman Alem was placed on the top of the imperial tents or flags. They can easily be seen in miniatures depicting the Ottoman army on the march. They often had inscriptions on them from the Quran and sometimes there were floral motifs filling in any empty spaces. They could be made of copper, bronze, brass, iron and gold. Only in the 19th century did these standards started to incorporate a star and crescent moon.

Ottoman Alem was placed on the top of the imperial tents or flags. They can easily be seen in miniatures depicting the Ottoman army on the march. They often had inscriptions on them from the Quran and sometimes there were floral motifs filling in any empty spaces. They could be made of copper, bronze, brass, iron and gold. Only in the 19th century did these standards started to incorporate a star and crescent moon.

Standard | early 18th century Geography: Iran | Culture: Islamic | Medium: Silver with black inlay | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Standard | early 18th century Geography: Iran | Culture: Islamic | Medium: Silver with black inlay | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Delikişi Alem

Delikişi Alem

A CUT-BRASS STANDARD ('ALAM) - INDIA, 19TH CENTURY

A CUT-BRASS STANDARD ('ALAM) - INDIA, 19TH CENTURY

Extremely Important Antique Islamic Persian Safavid Large Bronze Standard   Alam

Extremely Important Antique Islamic Persian Safavid Large Bronze Standard Alam

Terminal of a Standard Author:	 Country:	Turkey Collection:	Arms and Armour Date:	Late 17th - early 18th century Technique:	chased, chiselled out, rivetted and gilded

Terminal of a Standard Author: Country: Turkey Collection: Arms and Armour Date: Late 17th - early 18th century Technique: chased, chiselled out, rivetted and gilded

Wrought entirely of bronze with deep patina, the faceted socket tapering continuously toward the droplet-form head, which is pierced with ALLAH and remains of extensive chiseled inscriptions, surrounded by a guard terminating in a pair of dragon?s heads.With trident finial representing the Shi?ite trinity of Allah, Muhammad and ?Ali. Latter 16th century .Considerable wear. Overall length 46.2 cm. Condition II

Wrought entirely of bronze with deep patina, the faceted socket tapering continuously toward the droplet-form head, which is pierced with ALLAH and remains of extensive chiseled inscriptions, surrounded by a guard terminating in a pair of dragon?s heads.With trident finial representing the Shi?ite trinity of Allah, Muhammad and ?Ali. Latter 16th century .Considerable wear. Overall length 46.2 cm. Condition II

Finial

Finial

'Alam

'Alam

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