Astrolabe, dated A.H. 496 / A.D. 1102–1103. Islamic Culture, Iran. Brass. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Museo Galileo: Institute and Museum of the History of Science, Florence (1105) | This work is featured in the “Courts & Cosmos: The Great Age of the Seljuqs” exhibition, on view through July 24,2016. #CourtandCosmos #CosmicWonders
Bowl with astronomical and royal figures, Seljuq period (1040–1196), late 12th–early 13th century Central or northern Iran Stonepaste; polychrome in glaze and overglaze painted and gilded on opaque monochrome glaze (mina'i) دوره سلجوقيان
An illustration of The Battle of Manzikert (Turkish: Malazgirt Muharebesi) was fought between the Byzantine Empire and the Seljuq Turks on August 26, 1071. The result was a victory for the Seljuks and led to there conquest of Anatolia.