Fatimid Ceramic Wall-Plaque of Archer
from the Sabra Palace, 11th century


p9 The Moors - The Islamic West - 7th-15th Centuries AD by David Nicolle.
Plaque used as wall decoration showing an infantry archer with a recurved composite bow. Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.


p75 The Art of Medieval Spain AD 500-1200, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Fragmentary tile showing an archer inglaze-painted earthenware. Ifriqiya, Sabra al-Mansuriyva, second half 10th-first decade 11th century. Musée National du Bardo, Tunis. Photo: Marilyn Jenkins




Referenced as figure 193 in The military technology of classical Islam by D Nicolle
193. Ceramic plaque from Sabra, mid-11th century AD, Maghribī, Bardo, Tunis (Zbi).



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