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Church of the East mural, 837-839 CE, Palace of al-Mukhtar, Samarra, Iraq

Church of the East mural, 837-839 CE, Palace of al-Mukhtar, Samarra, I...

Church of the East mural, 837-839 CE, Palace of al-Mukhtar, Samarra, Iraq

Keir-Collection-Baghdad-Sholars-discuss-medicinal-cure

Keir-Collection-Baghdad-Sholars-discuss-medicinal-cure

Arabian miniature from Baghdad showing three scholars in dispute over a medicinal cure, Keir Collection

Badr al-Din Lu'lu' - Public domain dedication image

Badr al-Din Lu'lu' - Public domain dedication image

Arab painting is the frontispice of a manuscript of Kitāb al-Aghānī (Book of Songs) of Abu al-Faraj al-Isfahani. It may be a representation of Badr al-Din Lu'lu' Français : Cette peinture arabe est le frontis... More

Islamic - Illuminated Text Page with Indication of Prostration (sajdah) - Walters W55250B - Full Page

Islamic - Illuminated Text Page with Indication of Prostration (sajdah...

In the right margin of this folio from Walters manuscript W.552 is an inscription that reads: sajdah (prostration).

Islamic - Folio with Kufic Script - Walters W55236A - Full Page

Islamic - Folio with Kufic Script - Walters W55236A - Full Page

This folio from Walters manuscript W.552 contains text in Kufic script.

Islamic - Leaf from Qur'an - Walters W55315B - Full Page

Islamic - Leaf from Qur'an - Walters W55315B - Full Page

This folio from Walters manuscript W.553 contains verses from the Surat al-a'raf, penned in an Early Abbasid script (Kufic) on parchment.

Islamic - Folio with Kufic Script - Walters W55213B - Full Page

Islamic - Folio with Kufic Script - Walters W55213B - Full Page

This folio from Walters manuscript W.552 contains text in Kufic script.

Islamic - Illuminated Headpiece with Arabesque Design and Marginal Medallion at Left - Walters W5551A - Full Page

Islamic - Illuminated Headpiece with Arabesque Design and Marginal Med...

This folio from Walters manuscript W.555 contains a headpiece illuminated in gold and decorated with an arabesque design. There is a marginal rosette at the left.

Colored glass jar from Syria, Abbasid caliphate, 750-1258

Colored glass jar from Syria, Abbasid caliphate, 750-1258

Colored glass jar from Syria, Abbasid caliphate, 8th-9th century, long-term loan to the Honolulu Museum of Art by Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art (accession 47.117)

Iraqi - Fragment of a Garment - Walters 83522

Iraqi - Fragment of a Garment - Walters 83522

This fragment from a robe or other garment is the kind of cloth, called tiraz, woven in official factories and decorated with bands of Arabic inscriptions. Its inscription combines pious invocations to God and ... More

Islamic - Text Page with Illuminated Heading - Walters W55232B - Full Page

Islamic - Text Page with Illuminated Heading - Walters W55232B - Full ...

This folio from Walters manuscript W.552 is a text page containing an illuminated heading in gold ink for chapter 7 (Surat al-a'raf), reading: al-a'raf mi<'>atan wa-khams <a>y<a>t.

Egyptian - Fragment of a Tiraz - Walters 83543

Egyptian - Fragment of a Tiraz - Walters 83543

This fragment of a garment was woven in an official factory and decorated with an Arabic inscription. Such honorific inscriptions on textiles are called "tiraz" in Arabic, and "taraziden" in Persian. They combi... More

Islamic - Folio with Kufic Script - Walters W55236B - Full Page

Islamic - Folio with Kufic Script - Walters W55236B - Full Page

This folio from Walters manuscript W.552 is executed in Kufic script. Already in the 9th century, the rectilinear Kufic script seen on this page began to be replaced by a more cursive "font" called the New Abba... More

Abbasid wood art work - Egypt

Abbasid wood art work - Egypt

Abbasid wood art work Public domain photograph related to middle ages, medieval art, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Islamic - Folio with Kufic Script - Walters W55251A - Full Page

Islamic - Folio with Kufic Script - Walters W55251A - Full Page

This folio from Walters manuscript W.552 contains text in Kufic script.

Islamic - Illuminated Finispiece of Geometric Design - Walters W55477B - Full Page

Islamic - Illuminated Finispiece of Geometric Design - Walters W55477B...

This folio from Walters manuscript W.554 contains an iIlluminated finispiece of geometric design in gold and blue with a marginal palmette.

Faqih and students - Public domain portrait drawing

Faqih and students - Public domain portrait drawing

Islamic drawing of a Muslim faqih and his students.

Colored glass bottle from Iran, Abbasid caliphate, 12th-mid 13th century

Colored glass bottle from Iran, Abbasid caliphate, 12th-mid 13th centu...

Colored glass bottle from Iran, Abbasid caliphate, 12th-mid 13th century, long-term loan to the Honolulu Museum of Art by Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art (accession 47.119)

Abbasid Caliphate, Outdoor Scene of A Mad Dog Biting a Man, Arabic Translation of the Materia Medica, 1224 AD

Abbasid Caliphate, Outdoor Scene of A Mad Dog Biting a Man, Arabic Tra...

Arabic painting coming from a translation of De materia medica of Dioscorides in arabic made in BaghdadFrançais : Peinture arabe provenant d'une traduction en arabe du De materia medica de Dioscoride faite à Bagdad

Turquoise glass stamp of calif Mustadi 1170 1180
Talisman Gate in Baghdad

Talisman Gate in Baghdad

Talisman Gate in Baghdad built by Caliph Al-Nasir. Photographed in 1911. The gate was utterly destroyed by the Ottamans in 1917.[1]

Two-handled jar, Egypt, Abbasid, 8th-9th century AD, blown glass with trailed decoration - Princeton University Art Museum - DSC06833

Two-handled jar, Egypt, Abbasid, 8th-9th century AD, blown glass with ...

Exhibit in the Princeton University Art Museum - Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, USA.

Fragmentary silk textile (Textile Museum GW 3.213A)

Fragmentary silk textile (Textile Museum GW 3.213A)

Fragmentary silk textile. Silk. Compound weave; triple cloth; interconnected weave structures, triple cloth. Iran? Textile Museum (George Washington University) 3.213A

Islamic - Folio with Kufic Script - Walters W5522B - Full Page

Islamic - Folio with Kufic Script - Walters W5522B - Full Page

This folio from Walters manuscript W.552 contains text in Kufic script. Kufic is an angular script with a rhythmic and strongly horizontal composition of letters and words. It is named after the city of Kufa in... More

British Museum Harem wall painting fragments 1

British Museum Harem wall painting fragments 1

1: Fragment with part of a figure looking left, reverse with herringbone design English: 2: Fragment with part of a figure looking right English: 3: Fragmentary head of a camel (?) English: 4: Fragment w... More

Silk fragment with gold (Textile Museum GW 31.6)

Silk fragment with gold (Textile Museum GW 31.6)

Silk fragment with gold decorated with a series of cocks each of which is enclosed in an octagonal element of the overall diaper pattern. Probably fragmentary garment woven in Iraq. Linen; silk; strip, gold. P... More