Fatimid Islamic Caliphate (909–1171) | الدولة الفاطمية (al-Fāṭimiyyūn)

Fatimid Islamic Caliphate (909–1171) | الدولة الفاطمية (al-Fāṭimiyyūn)

Fatimid wooden plank with musicians and dancers, 11th century Wood plank with daily life scenes in the Fatimid court. Detail of playing music and dancing. Originally used as decoration on the walls of the Western Fatimid palace such planks were re-used in the Mamluk period to cover the walls of the Mausoleum of Sultan Qalawin but installed reversed as fitting for a religious building. Country of Origin: Egypt Culture: Islamic. Date/Period: Fatimid, 11th C CE. Place of Origin: Cairo. Credit…

Fatimid wooden plank with musicians and dancers, 11th century Wood plank with daily life scenes in the Fatimid court. Detail of playing music and dancing. Originally used as decoration on the walls of the Western Fatimid palace such planks were re-used in the Mamluk period to cover the walls of the Mausoleum of Sultan Qalawin but installed reversed as fitting for a religious building. Country of Origin: Egypt Culture: Islamic. Date/Period: Fatimid, 11th C CE. Place of Origin: Cairo. Credit…

On August 27, 909**  Imam al-Mahdi was publicly proclaimed as caliph in Sijilmasa (near modern-day Rissani in Morocco), North Africa, founding the Fatimid Caliphate, which began the 'golden age' of...

Today in history: Imam al-Mahdi was declared caliph, marking the founding of the Fatimid Caliphate

On August Imam al-Mahdi was publicly proclaimed as caliph in Sijilmasa (near modern-day Rissani in Morocco), North Africa, founding the Fatimid Caliphate, which began the 'golden age' of.

Dynasty The Fatimid Caliphate, 297-567 H/909-1171 CE

Dynasty The Fatimid Caliphate, CE

Ayat al-Kursi, in Aleppo pine, with carved, painted and gilded decoration. Fatimid Egypt, end of the 10th century.

Ayat al-Kursi, in Aleppo pine, with carved, painted and gilded decoration. Fatimid Egypt, end of the century.

An important Fatimid carved marble cenotaph, Egypt or Tunisia,  dated 402 AH/ 1011 AD of typical form, with step base and polygonal upper section, decorated along the sides with long friezes of carved foliated Kufic script, the ends with stylised palmettes  160cm. length 22cm. height 17cm. width inscriptions  The basmala, the tasliya; Qur'an chapters CXII (al-Ikhlas); IX (al-Tawba), verses 128 & 129 and II (al-Baqara), verse 255, followed by:  'This is the tomb of al-Qamar daughter of…

An important Fatimid carved marble cenotaph, Egypt or Tunisia, dated 402 AH/ 1011 AD of typical form, with step base and polygonal upper section, decorated along the sides with long friezes of carved foliated Kufic script, the ends with stylised palmettes 160cm. length 22cm. height 17cm. width inscriptions The basmala, the tasliya; Qur'an chapters CXII (al-Ikhlas); IX (al-Tawba), verses 128 & 129 and II (al-Baqara), verse 255, followed by: 'This is the tomb of al-Qamar daughter of…

Dynasty The Fatimid Caliphate, 297-567 H/909-1171 AD

Dynasty The Fatimid Caliphate, AD

Dynasty The Fatimid Caliphate, 297-567 H/909-1171 AD

Dynasty The Fatimid Caliphate, AD

arab muslim warriors of the late Fatimid Caliphate and during the creation of the Ayyubid Dynasty.

Historical Warrior Illustration Series Part X

arab muslim warriors of the late Fatimid Caliphate and during the creation of the Ayyubid Dynasty.

Nearly 2,000 gold coins were discovered off the coast of the ancient city of Caesarea, Israel. The gold coins are about 1,000 years old, and were minted by the Fatimid Caliphate, which ruled much of North Africa at the time.

A Fortune in Ancient Gold Coins Found Off Israel

Hoard of gold coins in Israel unearthed in ancient harbour.

Ancient East - 2 Fatimid Caliphate of Egypt. Al-Hakim (996 - 1021 A.D.) silver half dirhams minted between 386 - 400 A.H. (996 - 1010  A.D.). (2)

Ancient East - 2 Fatimid Caliphate of Egypt. Al-Hakim - 1021 A.) silver half dirhams minted between 386 - 400 A. - 1010 A.

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