Ceramic bottle-stopper from Raqqa,
12th or 13th century AD



13th-century ceramic bottle top in the form of a warrior wearing a conical helmet. His shield, now broken, is decorated with a boss and crudely represented studs. (Mus. für Islam Kunst, Berlin)
Source: p3, MAA - 171 - Saladin and the Saracens by David Nicolle



Referenced as figure 281 in The military technology of classical Islam by D Nicolle
281. Ceramic bottle-stopper from Raqqa, 12th century AD, Jazīrah, Staatliche Museen Dahlem, West Berlin.



See also the Horseman of Raqqa Faris al-Raqqa
Horseman on a Seljuk Bowl from Rayy, 12th to 13th centuries
12th century Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers
13th century Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers




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