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Colour Plates

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This section of the book contains the colour plates that are relevant to the discussion of the achievements of the Umayyad dynasty in the Near East and Islamic Spain. Some of the plates include: (1) Pyxis made in the name Subh, Madinat al-Zahra, dated 353 H/964; (2) Pyxis made for Prince al-Mughira, dated 357/968; (3) Pyxis made for Prince al-Mughira, medallion with a harvesting of a palm tree; (4) Pyxis made for Prince al-Mughira, detail of the Arabic inscription; (5) Pyxis made for Prince al-Mughira, medallion with the gathering of falcons eggs; and (6) Pyxis made for Prince al-Mughira, detail of the falcons nest.

Keywords: Islamic Spain; Near East; Prince al-Mughīra; Umayyad dynasty



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