A Mamluk sketch of a combat



The 'folk' art of the Mamluk Sultanate was far simpler than that of the court, though often equally warlike. This gruesome sketch was made in the first half of the 14th century. (Met. Mus., inv. 1975.369, New York, author's photo)
From p46, The Mamluks - 1250-1517 by David Nicolle:



An armoured cavalryman on a Mamluk pen box by Ahmad al Dhaki, Egypt or Syria, 1304
Early 14th century Mameluke costume in Kalila and Dimna
Other 14th Century Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers
Egyptian & Syrian Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers












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