Samarra: Goldsmiths

Arabic: dhahabī

Date: 855-56

Ishaq b. Salama was a goldsmith employed by caliph al-Mutawakkil (r. 847-61). He is credited with repairing the Kaʿba and other public works in Mecca. See also: Blacksmith; Metalworker; Artisan of Brass; Artisan of Silver; Mortar Maker; Silversmith; Tinsmith.

Citation: Mayer, Leo Ary. Islamic Metalworkers and their Works (Geneva: Albert Kundig, 1959), p. 50.