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Name of Object:

Rosette from Ibn Tulun's Minbar at the mosque of Sultan Lagin

Location:

Vienna, Austria

Holding Museum:

MAK – Austrian Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Art

About MAK – Austrian Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Art, Vienna

Date of Object:

AD 1296

Museum Inventory Number:

Or 3405

Material(s) / Technique(s):

Wood, carved and marquetry decorations

Period / Dynasty

Mamluk

Provenance:

Egypt, Cairo

Description:

The Ibn Tulun Mosque in Cairo was erected in the late ninth century and renovated and remodelled under Sultan Lagin 1296. The minbar of the Ibn Tulun mosque is one of the most pre-eminent works of Egyptian applied arts.

Citation of this web page:

 "Rosette from Ibn Tulun's Minbar at the mosque of Sultan Lagin" in Explore Islamic Art Collections. Museum With No Frontiers, 2017. http://www.discoverislamicart.org/database_item.php?id=object;EPM;at;Mus21;25;en

MWNF Working Number: AT1 25

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Mamluks


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