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Illuminated Opening of the Eighth Section of Ihya' `Ulum al-Din (Revivification of the Religious Sciences) by Muhammed al-Ghazali al-Tusi, Endowed by the Mamluk Sultan Abu'l Nasr Qaytbay (reigned 1468-1496) to his madrasa (theological college)

Unknown15th century

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

  • Title: Illuminated Opening of the Eighth Section of Ihya' `Ulum al-Din (Revivification of the Religious Sciences) by Muhammed al-Ghazali al-Tusi, Endowed by the Mamluk Sultan Abu'l Nasr Qaytbay (reigned 1468-1496) to his madrasa (theological college)
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 15th century
  • Location: Egypt
  • Physical Dimensions: 12 3/8 x 8 1/4 in. (31.4 x 21.0 cm)
  • Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
  • Object Classification: Manuscripts
  • Full Title: Illuminated Opening of the Eighth Section of Ihya' `Ulum al-Din (Revivification of the Religious Sciences) by Muhammed al-Ghazali al-Tusi, Endowed by the Mamluk Sultan Abu'l Nasr Qaytbay (reigned 1468-1496) to his madrasa (theological college)
  • Curatorial Area: Islamic Art
  • Culture: Mamluk
  • Credit Line: The Nasli M. Heeramaneck Collection, gift of Joan Palevsky
  • Chronology: 13th - 15th centuries
  • Artwork Accession Number: M.73.5.516

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