ʿAbadan: Mat Makers
In his Aḥsan al-taqāsīm fi maʿrifat al-aqālīm, al-Muqaddasi (d. 991) notes that the majority of the people of ʿAbadan are engaged in the production of mats. See also: Carpet Maker; Rope Maker; Reed House Builder.
Citation: Muqaddasi, Muhammad ibn Ahmad. Aḥsan al-taqāsīm fi maʿrifat al-aqālīm (Cairo: Maktabat Madbili, 1991), vol. 3, p. 118.