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Dr. Stephennie Mulder 6 Nov 17
Replying to @metmuseum
Flask Date: late 7th–8th century Geography: Attributed to probably Syria Medium: Glass, amber-colored; blown, applied decor
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Dr. Stephennie Mulder 6 Nov 17
Replying to @metmuseum
Panel with Horse Heads Date: 11th century Geography: Made in Egypt Medium: Wood (teak); carved
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Dr. Stephennie Mulder 6 Nov 17
Replying to @metmuseum
Silk Figural Textile Fragment from the Shrine of San Librada, Sigüenza Cathedral Date: first half 12th century Geography: Spain
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Dr. Stephennie Mulder 6 Nov 17
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Mounted Hunter with Cheetah Date: 12th–early 13th century Geography: Attributed to Jazira (or Iran?)
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Dr. Stephennie Mulder 6 Nov 17
Replying to @metmuseum
Incense Burner of Amir Saif al-Dunya wa’l-Din ibn Muhammad al-Mawardi Maker: Ja`far ibn Muhammad ibn `Ali Date: 12th c. Iran
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Dr. Stephennie Mulder 6 Nov 17
Replying to @metmuseum
Tympanum with a Horse and Rider Date: second half 14th century Geography: Attributed to Caucasus, probably Kubachi, Dagestan
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Dr. Stephennie Mulder 6 Nov 17
Replying to @metmuseum
Wine Drinking in a Spring Garden Date: ca. 1430 Attributed to Iran, possibly Tabriz Medium: Opaque watercolor & gold on silk
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Dr. Stephennie Mulder 6 Nov 17
Ewer with Cheetahs Egypt, late 10th–early 11th century, Rock crystal; carved Kier Collection of Islamic Art
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Dr. Stephennie Mulder 6 Nov 17
Allegory of Worldy and Otherworldy Drunkenness Artist: Sultan Muhammad Date:ca. 1531–33 Geography:Attributed to Iran, Tabriz
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Dr. Stephennie Mulder 6 Nov 17
The Court of Gayumars, from Shahnameh of Shah Tahmasp Artist: Sultan Muhammad Date: 1522
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Dr. Stephennie Mulder 6 Nov 17
Velvet with Figural Imagery Date: 16th c Geography: Attributed to Iran Medium: Silk, metal wrapped thread; cut and voided velvet
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Dr. Stephennie Mulder 6 Nov 17
The Lovers Artist: Riza-yi `Abbasi Date: dated A.H. 1039/ A.D. 1630 Geography: Attributed to Iran, Isfahan
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Dr. Stephennie Mulder 6 Nov 17
Prophet Muhammad's Ascension into Heaven Nizami’s Khamsa (Five Poems), Tabriz, Iran, 1539–43 Read Christiane Gruber:
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Dr. Stephennie Mulder 6 Nov 17
Simurgh attacking a Gaja-simha clutching Elephants Line drawing with coloured wash Mughal, ca. 1625-1650
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Dr. Stephennie Mulder 6 Nov 17
I could do this all day but it’s back to work for me! To learn more pls read Christiane Gruber’s 2 essays
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Dr. Stephennie Mulder 6 Nov 17
Gruber’s second essay explains how the “ban” on images of the Prophet Muhammad came to be
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Dr. Stephennie Mulder 6 Nov 17
Oops and apologies for misspelling of “worldly” and “otherworldly” above, THAT’S WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU GET MAD ON TWITTER
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