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Daily life (Islamic era)

Incised brass candlestick, Mamluk Period (AH 265 - 860 / AD 887 - 1482), 48 x Ø of base 40 cm.

Incised brass candlestick, Mamluk Period (AH 265 - 860 / AD 887 - 1482), 48 x Ø of base 40 cm.

© Museum of Islamic Art, Cairo
Copper table inlaid with silver and gold, 3rd - 13th century AH / 9th - 19th century AD, 81 x 40 cm.

Copper table inlaid with silver and gold, 3rd - 13th century AH / 9th - 19th century AD, 81 x 40 cm.

© Museum of Islamic Art, Cairo
Gilded steel sword and blade with gilt silver crosspiece and ivory hilt, Mamluk Period (AH 907 / AD 1501), 95 cm.

Gilded steel sword and blade with gilt silver crosspiece and ivory hilt, Mamluk Period (AH 907 / AD 1501), 95 cm.

© Museum of Islamic Art, Cairo
Gold coin (dinar), Fatimid era (AH 403 / AD 1012), Ø 2.5 cm.

Gold coin (dinar), Fatimid era (AH 403 / AD 1012), Ø 2.5 cm.

© Museum of Islamic Art, Cairo

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Material
Metals
Type
Accessories, jewellery and seals | Accessories and jewellery | Religious and ceremonial objects | Tools and weapons | Utensils and vessels | Numismatics | Furniture
Details
Bronze, brass, copper, iron, silver or gold candlesticks, lamps, knives, amulets and jewellery. May be inlaid with silver, gold or colours. Copper furniture decorated with geometric and floral elements and bearing cursive writing. Inlaid with silver and gold. Weapons made from steel, may be inlaid with gold inscriptions. Coins and medals in gold, silver and other metals, with texts in Arabic.
Red List
Emergency Red List of Egyptian Cultural Objects at Risk
Countries
Egypt
Period
Islamic era (AD 640 – 1805)