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Tuareg in Niger - The Tuareg are a Berber people with a traditionally nomadic pastoralist lifestyle. They are the principal inhabitants of North Africa; with most Tuareg living in the Saharan parts of Niger, Mali, and Algeria. However, being nomadic, they move constantly across national borders.

Tuareg in Niger - The Tuareg are a Berber people with a traditionally nomadic pastoralist lifestyle. They are the principal inhabitants of North Africa; with most Tuareg living in the Saharan parts of Niger, Mali, and Algeria. However, being nomadic, they move constantly across national borders.

Ottoman kilij, 17th century, damascus steel, nephrite, gold, L. 38 in. (96.5 cm); L. of blade 32 3/4 in. (83.2 cm), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935, rippling pattern green nephrite grip that echoes the crucible, or "watered," steel of the blade. Arabic blade inscriptions, one verse praising the infinite gentleness and power of God and another verse referring to the sword called "dhu'l-faqar" (one of Muhammads swords, widely regarded as a symbol of spiritual and political…

Ottoman kilij, 17th century, damascus steel, nephrite, gold, L. 38 in. (96.5 cm); L. of blade 32 3/4 in. (83.2 cm), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935, rippling pattern green nephrite grip that echoes the crucible, or "watered," steel of the blade. Arabic blade inscriptions, one verse praising the infinite gentleness and power of God and another verse referring to the sword called "dhu'l-faqar" (one of Muhammads swords, widely regarded as a symbol of spiritual and political…

Ottoman kilij, mid 16th century, steel, iron, gold, wood, shagreen, L. 37 7/8 in. (96.2 cm); L. of blade 30 3/4 in. (78.1 cm); L. of quillons 6 1/8 in. (15.5 cm); Wt. 2 lb. 5 oz. (1049 g), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935, blade chiseled in relief with Koranic verses, surrounding areas inlaid with gold, inscriptions refer to victory in the Holy War and to the magical powers of the biblical King Solomon (Suleiman), possibly made for Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent (reigned…

Ottoman kilij, mid 16th century, steel, iron, gold, wood, shagreen, L. 37 7/8 in. (96.2 cm); L. of blade 30 3/4 in. (78.1 cm); L. of quillons 6 1/8 in. (15.5 cm); Wt. 2 lb. 5 oz. (1049 g), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935, blade chiseled in relief with Koranic verses, surrounding areas inlaid with gold, inscriptions refer to victory in the Holy War and to the magical powers of the biblical King Solomon (Suleiman), possibly made for Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent (reigned…

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Travelling - Ornate Fountain ~ Marrakech, Morocco

Travelling - Ornate Fountain ~ Marrakech, Morocco

Anotolian Filigree Turkish Mosaıc Chandelier 5 Globe Blown Glass Mosaic lamps

Anotolian Filigree Turkish Mosaıc Chandelier 5 Globe Blown Glass Mosaic lamps