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Topic: history of israel

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Plaque

Plaque

From Palestine, Sbaita

Plaque

Plaque

From Palestine, Sbaita

Spindle Whorl or Button

Spindle Whorl or Button

The dot-in-circle motif recalls designs presumed to be of magical significance, most likely an abstract eye to ward off the evil-eye, which serves an apotropaic function. Easily reproduced with a tool and visi... more

Fragment

Fragment

From Palestine, Sbaita

Rod or Bobbin

Rod or Bobbin

From Palestine, Sbaita

Fish Hook

Fish Hook

From Palestine, Sbaita

Jar

Jar

From Palestine, Sbaita

Probably a Counter

Probably a Counter

From Palestine, Sbaita

Ring

Ring

From Palestine, Sbaita

Fragment

Fragment

From Palestine, Sbaita

Pin

Pin

From Palestine, Sbaita

Lamp

Lamp

From Palestine, Sbaita

Lamp

Lamp

From Palestine, Sbaita

Bell

Bell

From Palestine, Sbaita

Pin or Stylus

Pin or Stylus

From Palestine, Sbaita

Hinge

Hinge

From Palestine, Sbaita

Key

Key

From Palestine, Sbaita

Ornament

Ornament

From Palestine, Sbaita

Bell

Bell

From Palestine, Sbaita

Cross Pendant

Cross Pendant

From Palestine, Sbaita

Ring

Ring

From Palestine, Sbaita

Nail

Nail

From Palestine, Sbaita

Plaque

Plaque

From Palestine, Sbaita

Button or Spindle Whorl

Button or Spindle Whorl

From Palestine, Sbaita

Ring

Ring

From Palestine, Sbaita

Cross Pendant

Cross Pendant

From Palestine, Sbaita

Plaque

Plaque

From Palestine, Sbaita

Fragment of a Book Cover

Fragment of a Book Cover

From Palestine, Sbaita

Plaque

Plaque

From Palestine, Sbaita

Bracelet

Bracelet

From Palestine, Sbaita

Cymbals

Cymbals

From Palestine, Sbaita

Spoon

Spoon

From Palestine, Sbaita

Pin or Stylus

Pin or Stylus

From Palestine, Sbaita

Probably a Counter

Probably a Counter

From Palestine, Sbaita

Buckle

Buckle

From Palestine, Sbaita

Gaming Piece

Gaming Piece

From Palestine, Sbaita

Ornament

Ornament

From Palestine, Sbaita

Buckle

Buckle

From Palestine, Sbaita

Plaque

Plaque

From Palestine, Sbaita

Lamp

Lamp

From Palestine, Sbaita

Lamp

Lamp

Attributed to Palestine

Lamp

Lamp

Attributed to Palestine

Lamp

Lamp

Attributed to Palestine

Lamp

Lamp

Attributed to Palestine

Lamp

Lamp

Attributed to Palestine, Samaria

Lamp

Lamp

Attributed to Palestine

Lamp

Lamp

Attributed to Palestine

Lamp

Lamp

Attributed to Palestine

Head of a Figure

Head of a Figure

From Palestine, Sbaita

Lamp

Lamp

Attributed to Palestine

Lamp

Lamp

Attributed to Palestine

Lamp

Lamp

Attributed to Palestine

Lamp

Lamp

Attributed to Palestine

Chess Piece

Chess Piece

From Palestine, Sbaita

Reed Mat

Reed Mat

Woven mats were commonly used throughout the Middle East as floor coverings in private abodes and religious buildings. The Arabic inscription in kufic script, wishing "Complete blessing and universal prosperity... more

Nufayl reads a letter from the Jews of Bayt al-Muqaddas (the Jewish Temple in Jerusalem) about Muhammad to his followers, who include five women.

Nufayl reads a letter from the Jews of Bayt al-Muqaddas (the Jewish Te...

Life of the Prophet Muhammad written at the order of the Mamluk sultan al-Mansûr 'Alâ' al-Dîn 'Alî (d. 778/1376). The work was first illustrated during the reign of the Ottoman sultan Murâd III.

Part of an Ivory Crozier with the Entry into Jerusalem

Part of an Ivory Crozier with the Entry into Jerusalem

Shaped like a shepherd’s crook, the crozier is emblematic of a bishop’s or abbot’s role as the shepherd of the faithful. This ivory crozier shaft reflects a tendency to outfit important symbols of ecclesiastica... more

Catapult Projectile from Montfort (Starkenberg) Castle

Catapult Projectile from Montfort (Starkenberg) Castle

The area of Montfort, in upper Galilee near Acre, Isreal, was occupied by French Crusaders in the eleventh century. In the early thirteenth century it was acquired by the Teutonic Knights, a German crusading or... more

Gemellion (Hand Basin) with the Arms of the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem

Gemellion (Hand Basin) with the Arms of the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem

This gemellion, or enamel basin, testifies to the dialogue between the Crusader kingdom of Jerusalem and the Limousin region of France, renowned for its enamel production. The arms of that kingdom, a large cros... more

Israelites from BL Royal 3 D VI, f. 45v

Israelites from BL Royal 3 D VI, f. 45v

Historiated initial 'S'(equitur) of the Israelites, at the beginning of the preface to Exodus. Image taken from f. 45v of Historia scholastica (The 'Ashridge Petrus Comestor'). Written in Latin.

Israelites from BL Royal 3 D VI, f. 79v

Israelites from BL Royal 3 D VI, f. 79v

Detail of an historiated initial 'Q'(uarta) of a group of Israelites, at the beginning of Numbers, with an instruction to an illuminator in the margin. Image taken from f. 79v of Historia scholastica (The 'Ashr... more

Moses and Israelites from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 25

Moses and Israelites from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 25

Miniature of Moses and the Israelites at camp in the desert, in the upper register; and of Moses receiving the tables of the Law on Mount Sinai, in the lower register. Image taken from f. 25 of Psalter ('The Qu... more

Moses and Israelites from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 288

Moses and Israelites from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 288

Detail of an historiated initial 'A'(udite) with a horned Moses praying to the Almighty in a cloud above, with the flaming mouth of Hell and three Israelites to his right. Image taken from f. 288 of Psalter ('T... more

The Golden Calf from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 25v

The Golden Calf from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 25v

Detail of an upper register miniature of the Israelites worshipping the Golden Calf, and Moses destroying the Tablets of the Law. Image taken from f. 25v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin,... more

Moses showing the laws from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 26

Moses showing the laws from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 26

Detail of a lower register miniature of Moses showing the laws to the Israelites. Image taken from f. 26 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Moses placing the tables of the Law from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 27

Moses placing the tables of the Law from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 27

Miniature of Moses placing the tables of the Law; and Moses sending Joshua and other Israelites to the promised land, in the upper register; and of Joshua and his scouts returning from the promised land with fr... more

God giving the laws to Moses from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 26

God giving the laws to Moses from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 26

Miniature of God giving the laws to Moses for a second time, in the upper register; and of Moses showing the laws to the Israelites, in the lower register. Image taken from f. 26 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psa... more

Moses and Israelites from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 25

Moses and Israelites from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 25

Detail of an upper register miniature of Moses and the Israelites at camp in the desert. Image taken from f. 25 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Moses and the king of Egypt from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 24v

Moses and the king of Egypt from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 24v

Miniature of Moses freeing the Israelites from the king of Egypt, in the upper register; miniature of Moses and the king of Egypt's troops facing each other across the Red Sea, in the lower register. Image take... more

Moses placing the tables of the Law from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 27

Moses placing the tables of the Law from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 27

Detail of an upper register miniature of Moses placing the tables of the Law and sending Joshua and other Israelites to the promised land. Image taken from f. 27 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written i... more

Moses and Thomas from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 288

Moses and Thomas from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 288

Historiated initial 'A'(udite) with a horned Moses praying to the Almighty in a cloud above, with the flaming mouth of Hell and three Israelites to his right, with a bas-de-page scene of Thomas being beheaded b... more

Moses freeing the Israelites from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 24v

Moses freeing the Israelites from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 24v

Detail of an upper register miniature of Moses freeing the Israelites from the king of Egypt. Image taken from f. 24v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Eliud offering a sword from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 31

Eliud offering a sword from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 31

Miniature of Eliud offering a sword to a king and Eliud killing the king, in the upper register; and of Deborah sending the Israelites into battle, in the lower register. Image taken from f. 31 of Psalter ('The... more

Deborah from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 31

Deborah from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 31

Detail of a lower register miniature of Deborah sending the Israelites into battle. Image taken from f. 31 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Israelites and Moses from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 25v

Israelites and Moses from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 25v

Miniature of the Israelites worshipping the Golden Calf, and Moses destroying the Tablets of the Law, in the upper register; miniature of Moses speaking to Aaron, in the lower register. Image taken from f. 25v ... more

Historiated initial from BL Eg 3277, f. 16v

Historiated initial from BL Eg 3277, f. 16v

Text page with a bar border and an historiated initial 'E'(xaudiat) of Goliath challenging the Israelites, at the beginning of Psalm 19. Image taken from f. 16v of Psalter, Use of Sarum ('The Bohun Psalter and ... more

Historiated initial from BL Eg 3277, f. 99v

Historiated initial from BL Eg 3277, f. 99v

Text page with a bar border and an historiated initial 'E'(xultavit): the Israelites slaying the Syrians (I Kings 20:29). Image taken from f. 99v of Psalter, Use of Sarum ('The Bohun Psalter and Hours'), imper... more

Bondage of the Israelites from BL Royal 19 D II, f. 43v

Bondage of the Israelites from BL Royal 19 D II, f. 43v

Detail of a miniature of the Israelites going into bondage. Image taken from f. 43v of Bible historiale complétée moyenne (the 'Bible Historiale of John the Good'). Written in French.

Biblical cycle from BL Royal 6 E VI, f. 4v

Biblical cycle from BL Royal 6 E VI, f. 4v

Four miniatures: 1. the Sacrifice of Moses and Aaron; 2. the worship of the Golden Calf; 3. Moses before the Lord with kneeling Israelites; 4. the building of the Tabernacle. Image taken from f. 4v of Omne Bonu... more

Giving of the Law from BL Add 26968, f. 145

Giving of the Law from BL Add 26968, f. 145

Framed marginal illlustration of an angel giving the Tablets of the Law to Moses kneeling on Mount Sinai, at the beginning of the mishnaic tractate ~Pirqei Avot~. The Israelites are waiting at the foot of the m... more