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Blue and White (2012) - Egyptian Artist MOATAZ NASR “ 32 Ceramic vases that retell the contemporary history of Egypt are sculptured and painted in a manner similar to that of porcelain art from China....

Blue and White - Egyptian Artist MOATAZ NASR “ 32 Ceramic vases that retell the contemporary history of Egypt are sculptured and painted in a manner similar to that of porcelain art from China.

Two metalworks from classical Islamic times: Incense burner made for Sultan Qala'un (reigned 1294-1340) [Egypt or Syria, 1294-1340; beaten brass, inlaid with gold, silver, and a black compound]; and a large canteen, the only known example of its kind from the Islamic world; it recalls the shape of ceramic pilgrim flasks. Its inlaid silver decoration combines different styles of calligraphy and decorative motifs, such as intricate geometric designs, and lively animal scrolls [Syria, mid-13th

Two metalworks from classical Islamic times: Incense burner made for Sultan Qala'un (reigned 1294-1340) [Egypt or Syria, 1294-1340; beaten brass, inlaid with gold, silver, and a black compound]; and a large canteen, the only known example of its kind from the Islamic world; it recalls the shape of ceramic pilgrim flasks. Its inlaid silver decoration combines different styles of calligraphy and decorative motifs, such as intricate geometric designs, and lively animal scrolls [Syria, mid-13th

Dado panel, first half of 15th century; Mamluk, Egypt  Polychrome marble mosaic

Islamic Wall Panel with Geometric Interlace, century, Egypt, Cairo, Polychrome marble. The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Sepats (Nomes) of Egypt

Sepats (Nomes) of Egypt

Language of Birds

Language of Birds

"Dictionary completed on language used everyday in ancient Egypt.  ... Ebony, the dark wood that was traded down the Nile from Nubia (present-day Sudan), also comes from Demotic roots. The name Susan is indirectly related to the Demotic word for water lily ..."

dictionary on Demotic Egyptian language completed. (called Demotic by the Greeks b/c it was the language of the Demos, or "the people")

Blue and White (2012) - Egyptian Artist MOATAZ NASR “ 32 Ceramic vases that retell the contemporary history of Egypt are sculptured and painted in a manner similar to that of porcelain art from China....

Blue and White - Egyptian Artist MOATAZ NASR “ 32 Ceramic vases that retell the contemporary history of Egypt are sculptured and painted in a manner similar to that of porcelain art from China.

A fine Mamluk gold- and silver-inlaid cast brass bowl with inscription, Egypt or Syria, late 13th or early 14th century Estimated $ 400,000-500,000. Photo: Courtesy Sotheby's

A fine Mamluk gold- and silver-inlaid cast brass bowl with inscription, Egypt or Syria, late or early century.

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