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The Quraysh Discuss the Conversion of Seventy-Two Medinans. Two black men are portrayed on the right and left sides. From the Siyar-i Nebi. Ethiopia


Appuie Nuque - Afar / Danakil - Ethiopie

Africa | Headrest from the Afar / Danakil people of Ethiopia | ca. 1950/60s | Wood

A diagram of the Prophet's Mosque in Medina is one of the treasures found among thousands of ancient manuscripts. MaliTimbuktu, 2010.

Quzman Mutilates Himself 1642379 View Printable Image Spencer Collection, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, The New York Public Library. Blacks, like the man on the left, were portrayed as early Muslims. From the Siyar-i Nebi.

Bilal al-Habashi on the Kaaba - Muhammad asked Bilal, who was known to have a powerful, melodic voice, to serve as the community’s first muezzin, the person who calls Muslims to prayer. In this image, Bilal is pictured calling the faithful to prayer on top of the Kaaba, the shrine near the Grand Mosque in Mecca, considered by Muslims to be the most sacred place in the world, to which they turn during prayer.

Memory Board (Lukasa) [Democratic Republic of Congo; Luba] (1977.467.3) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Framed Double-sided Miniature of the Virgin and St. Francis with Christ Child, c. 1660 Spain, 17th century

Ivory Plaque with Agnus Dei on a Cross between Emblems of the Four Evangelists, German or North Italian, c. 1000–1050

Hogan's home - (A Hogan is a Dogon medicinal and ritual specialist) by Therese Lee | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Plaque with Saint Peter in Glory Date: ca. 1185–1200 Geography: Made in, Limoges, France Culture: French

Martyrdom of Thomas à Becket Date: 1400 (?) Medium: Ivory Dimensions: Overall: 3 7/16 x 2 5/16 x 1/4 in. Ernst Kofler-Truniger , Lucerne (sold 1970)