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Syrian or Egyptian lance head, 16th century. The skillfully chiseled fluting patterns on the socket of this lance head are characteristic of Mamluk iron work and can be seen on Mamluk ax and mace shafts, and other lance heads. The long lance was one of the prime weapons of Mamluk cavalrymen. Met Museum.

Syrian or Egyptian lance head, 16th century. The skillfully chiseled fluting patterns on the socket of this lance head are characteristic of Mamluk iron work and can be seen on Mamluk ax and mace shafts, and other lance heads. The long lance was one of the prime weapons of Mamluk cavalrymen. Met Museum.

medieval Egyptian cotton sock, with indigo dyed patterns. I made a pair of these - when i was nearly done with the second sock i lost them :-(

medieval Egyptian cotton sock, with indigo dyed patterns. I made a pair of these - when i was nearly done with the second sock i lost them :-(

Ottoman / Mamluk krug (chest armor), 16th century, steel plates connected by riveted mail, as worn by fully armored cavalryman (sipahi) in conjunction with migfer (helmet), dizcek (cuisse or knee and thigh armor), zirah (mail shirt), kolluk/bazu band (vambrace/arm guards), and kolçak (greaves or shin armor).

Ottoman / Mamluk krug (chest armor), 16th century, steel plates connected by riveted mail, as worn by fully armored cavalryman (sipahi) in conjunction with migfer (helmet), dizcek (cuisse or knee and thigh armor), zirah (mail shirt), kolluk/bazu band (vambrace/arm guards), and kolçak (greaves or shin armor).

I think I need and DESERVE one of these.  Axe; Mamluk, early 16th century  Staatliche Kustsammlung Dresden

I think I need and DESERVE one of these. Axe; Mamluk, early 16th century Staatliche Kustsammlung Dresden

Striped  Egyptian trousers in the Brussels Royal Museum of Art and History, dating from 1200-1400 C.E.

Striped Egyptian trousers in the Brussels Royal Museum of Art and History, dating from 1200-1400 C.E.

Lance Head Lance Head Date: ca. 1500 Culture: Syrian or Egyptian Medium: Gilt steel Classification: Shafted Weapons Mamluk iron work

Lance Head Lance Head Date: ca. 1500 Culture: Syrian or Egyptian Medium: Gilt steel Classification: Shafted Weapons Mamluk iron work

Mamluk / Ottoman krug, end of 15th century to early 16th century, Arabic inscription on back of armor, steel, gold, silver, mail, leather and fabric,

Mamluk / Ottoman krug, end of 15th century to early 16th century, Arabic inscription on back of armor, steel, gold, silver, mail, leather and fabric,

A rare high quality Neo-Mamluk Khula-Khud, 			                			  			   			                              			              			  			provenance:  			   			Ottoman Empire  			                			  			dating:  			   			  			18th Century

A rare high quality Neo-Mamluk Khula-Khud, provenance: Ottoman Empire dating: 18th Century