Fatimid Painted Paper with Cavalryman, 10th - 12th Centuries



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Source: "The Zangid bridge of Ğazīrat ibn ʿUmar (ʿAyn Dīwār/Cizre): a New Look at the carved panel of an armoured horseman" by David Nicolle, in Bulletin d'études orientales 2014/1 (Tome LXII) pp. 223- 264



Referenced as figure 146 in The military technology of classical Islam by D Nicolle
146. Paper fragment, 10th century AD, Fāṭimid, Keir Coll. I. 8, London (Rob I).



Referenced on p19, MAA - 320 Armies of the Caliphates 862-1098 by David Nicolle:
A fragment of 11th-12th century Egyptian painted paper showing one of a pair of cavalrymen shaking hands above the carnage of battle. (Keir Coll. I.8, London)

Referenced on p46, WAR - 010 Saracen Faris 1050-1250 AD by David Nicolle and Christa Hook:
Painted paper from Fustat. Fatimid from the 11th-12th century. This damaged fragment shows a turbaned horseman wearing a lamellar cuirass that seems to include arm defences, perhaps over a mail hauberk. (Private collection).


Plate G, Men-At-Arms Series 125, The Armies of Islam 7th-11th Centuries by David Nicolle & Angus McBride based on this Fustat manuscript.



Fatimid Illustrations of Soldiers and Hunters, 10th - 12th Centuries




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