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967 photos
Mihrab and Minbar in the mosque of Ahmad al-Burdayni.  
Begun by the religious Shafi-scholar Burdayni,it was   
finished by a rich merchant in 1694. Marble panels,    
marble- and mosaic arcading, marble roundels. The      
minbar is of cedar-wood. 1616-1629,1694.
#02010138

Mihrab and Minbar in the mosque of Ahmad al-Burdayni. Begun by the religious S...

Gold pendant, enamelled, showing a sparrow with        
a flower in its mouth. Fatimid period, 11th            
Thin gold plates on a silver core, H: 4 cm
#02010154

Gold pendant, enamelled, showing a sparrow with a flower in its mouth....

Gold necklace decorated with tiny floral designs       
in filigree on the central part; on the center         
pendant inscription "da'im","everlasting prosperity."  
Inscription in Naskki-skript. Mamluk period.
#02010155

Gold necklace decorated with tiny floral designs in filigree on the centr...

Part of the tack for the royal horse, this bridle and  
bridle plate are embellished with gold-plated silver   
intricately worked in tendrils, dragon, phoenix and    
jachung, (a mythic animal often associated in Bhutan   
with Guru Rinpoche). H: 48 cm
#04010153

Part of the tack for the royal horse, this bridle and bridle plate are embelli...

Part of the tack for the royal horse, this saddle is   
embellished with gold-plated silver intricately worked 
in tendrils, dragon, phoenix and jachung (a mythic     
animal often assocciated in Bhutan with Guru Rinpoche).
H: 26 cm L: 47 cm
#04010159

Part of the tack for the royal horse, this saddle is embellished with gold-pl...

Buddha Sakyamuni - sacred images of Buddha are found   
in all temples and symbolize the body of the Buddha,   
his speech and his mind.                               
Copper, firegilding H: 46 cm
#04010265

Buddha Sakyamuni - sacred images of Buddha are found in all temples and symbo...

Ceremonial butter lamps made of solid gold are rare and
usually of a copper alloy or silver. Today they are    
fuelled with vegetable oil rather than butter. The     
lighting of butter lamps is one of the most common     
means of increasing one's merit.  H: 21,5 cm
#04010316

Ceremonial butter lamps made of solid gold are rare and usually of a copper allo...

Female idol with gold incrustations.                   
Marble and gold. From tomb 3, Varna I, Bulgaria        
Neolithic (4th-3rd mill. BCE)                          
Height 12.8 cm                                         
Inv. V-I-1795
#06010228

Female idol with gold incrustations. Marble and gold. From to...

Human mask with gold ornaments, and a necklace         
of gold pearls, quartz and kaolin. From tomb 3,        
Varna I, Bulgaria. Varna Culture, Neolithic (5th mill. BCE)       
Diameter 21 cm                                         
Inv. V-I 1779-84
#06010260

Human mask with gold ornaments, and a necklace of gold pearls, quartz...

Gold hammer from a tomb of an excavation at Varna, Romania. Chalcolithic (also known as the copper age)
#03030352

Gold hammer from a tomb of an excavation at Varna, Romania. Chalcolithic (also k...

Gold vessel, imported into Denmark.                    
Handle with stylized horse's head                      
was added locally.                                     
(See also 06-03-01/53)                                 
Late Bronze Age (800-400 BCE)
#06030152

Gold vessel, imported into Denmark. Handle with stylized hor...

Gold vessel, imported in to Denmark.                   
Handle with stylized horse's head                      
was added locally.                                     
(See also 06-03-01/52)                                 
Late Bronze Age (800-400 BCE)
#06030153

Gold vessel, imported in to Denmark. Handle with stylized hor...