Website banner: Noah’s ark, from the Jāmic al-Tawarīkh of Rashid al-Din, copied at Tabriz, Iran, in 714 AH/1314-15.
The Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Islamic Art, Mss 727, fol.45a (fol.285a of the reconstructed manuscript).
Equine Cultures: Figure of al-Buraq (winged half human, half horse).
Dakar, Senegal, 1975 by Gora Mbengue. Painting on glass with gold metal frame, 13 1/2 x 19 1/4 in. (34.3 x 48.9 cm).
Gift of Blake Robinson to the Brooklyn Museum, accession number 2004.52.21.
Cultural History of the Sea: Alexander lowered into the sea,
from the Shrewsbury Talbot Book of Romances, France (Rouen) before 1450
(Royal 15 E. VI f. 20v). Copyright The British Library Board.
Abraham’s Luggage: T-S NS 324.114 (verso). Geniza fragment carrying a memorandum and a list of luggage.
Reproduced with permission of the Syndics of Cambridge University Library.