Copper Workers


Date: 686-89 or 783-86

A copper alloy ewer in the Georgian State Museum in Tbilisi carries an inscription around the rim stating that it was made in either 67 (686-87) or 69 (688-89). The reading of Basra as the place of … read more


Date: 1220

Ismaʿil b. Ward studied under Ibrahim b. Mawaliya al-Mawsili. While he was his pupil (tilmīdh) he decorated a small box, now in the Benaki Museum in Athens … read more