Detail on the Baptistère de Saint Louis


A larger image of the Baptistère de Saint Louis, Mamluk, Egypt or Syria, 1320–40AD. Musee du Louvre, Paris.


Four horsemen in roundels punctuating the procession of dignitaries may
be personifications of different aspects of furusiyya, or “horsemanship.”


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