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#WorldFoodDay Bread in #Pompeii was produced daily in local bakeries. About 35 bakeries have been found, each suppl… https://t.co/Bw7v2cpHDy
Retweeted by Jamal JafriA painting C 1860 with title “One of the twelve drawings of birds and reptiles, insects and flowers” of Red wattled… https://t.co/q3B6oQqmyB
Retweeted by Jamal JafriZeb-un-Nissa (1638 – 1702)was eldest child of Emperor Aurangzeb She was a poet, who wrote under the pseudonym of "… https://t.co/tIIlbvRbA6
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Retweeted by Jamal JafriArcher #Gandhara, 2-4 century The archer in loincloth is shirtless and wears curly hair. He holds his bow tight, re… https://t.co/e4IfRlASll
Retweeted by Jamal Jafri @atalbrave Thanks!18th /19th century akan jewellery from the asante kingdom, ghana hairpin with gold-covered finial and porcupine qu… https://t.co/NLsIkOq2tu
Retweeted by Jamal Jafri"Roe relates his discussions with Surat officials...a few days after his arrival. At one point Roe states, “I offer… https://t.co/C69jv58xJUIt’s 400 years since the return of Sir Thomas Roe, merchant diplomat with the East India Company and England’s firs… https://t.co/85MTgL2L8n
Retweeted by Jamal JafriView of the Great Imambara & the Rumi Darwaza from Musa Bagh end of Lucknow, 1860 litho from a sketch by D.S. Dodgs… https://t.co/eJNUNB8Im3
Retweeted by Jamal JafriAn ivory statuette identified as #Lakshmi, #Hindu goddess of wealth, fortune and prosperity Found (1939) in the r… https://t.co/FHgdy4oAJf
Retweeted by Jamal JafriA Well-Daggered Prince. Guler, late 18th Century. MFA, Boston. Possibly Nainsukh. https://t.co/bZ8NLmmLm1
Retweeted by Jamal JafriByzantine gilt silver dish, featuring Bacchus reclining on a leopard (4-6 century), excavated from Jingyuan, China,… https://t.co/S0frhAPbnJ
Retweeted by Jamal JafriCatalogued today: this glossary of #Pahlavi with phonetic transcription in #Avestan script, Persian script and Pers… https://t.co/UHCedeJv7K
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10/16
2019
@atalbrave What's the source of the image?“The mother creates a tune for the baby when it is born and that is the tune with which the baby is known by even w… https://t.co/64nrdwx6JdAn unusual handcoloured woodcut depicting the #Sikh Guru Gobind Singh ji sprinkling five of his followers with amri… https://t.co/wAh7STvWe4
Retweeted by Jamal Jafri"The workmen lived in Dayr al-Madinah, in the “Valley of the Monkeys” a few miles from the western end of the Valle… https://t.co/yv4d2R5BaU"...excavations at the Valley of the Kings near Luxor have uncovered the industrial-scale workshops (c.1550-1300 BC… https://t.co/SsGMyKMVNt @raj_knp @mukhoty https://t.co/kgSU07Ah8KBear with me - I’m in rık’a hell. This #manuscript is Or. 17004G, another #Ottoman-era #complaint about the mountin… https://t.co/78jaqnG14O
Retweeted by Jamal JafriAn iconic image of Khosrow at the castle of Shirin is a recycled image of Christ’s Entry into Jerusalem. When trans… https://t.co/4mqMvITTTJ
Retweeted by Jamal JafriTree of Knowledge blocking the way to Paradise (Syrian). Over time, the image loses the common basis, grows more… https://t.co/J0ldIbqzOl
Retweeted by Jamal JafriAided by Allah, vizier Asif bin Barkhiya fetches Bilqis' throne to King Solomon beating Ifrit and helping convert Q… https://t.co/A3YAwPi7mM
Retweeted by Jamal JafriAsif, div, and hoopoe, who started the whole thing, are the usual characters in this scene. Falnama, Khalili Coll.… https://t.co/8C6eC0kfEs
Retweeted by Jamal JafriAnamorphic Sculpture. Wine o clock. Isn’t this amazing? https://t.co/xVh5rLYuRT
Retweeted by Jamal JafriHow have Parliament’s rules changed since 1811? Introducing the UK ParlRules dataset https://t.co/Zl0YoFlqvb via @LSEpoliticsblog
Retweeted by Jamal JafriAlthough it’s usually the goddesses who symbolize fertility, the river God Cayster takes on that role in addition t… https://t.co/xcxFFP4QpA
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10/15
2019
@GuzashtaLakhnau @iamrana @ranjithoskote @IndiaArtHistory @IndoIslamicPage @tawairkh @MohdMuzzammilK @zarafshanhttps://t.co/Y5Qo0ZvLOYBooker judges try to have it both ways | https://t.co/mLHhfef5jD
Retweeted by Jamal Jafrihttps://t.co/6vwjU2lQ2tCreswell Crags (Derbyshire/Nottinghamshire border), a limestone gorge, with a network of caves, is famous for being… https://t.co/Lk2u0uXZPdStatuette of a naked woman, maybe the Great Goddess of Babylon or Ishtar. Alabaster, gold, terracotta and rubies. 3… https://t.co/huwS7V2nt6
Retweeted by Jamal Jafri @otto_orentil Limited search: https://t.co/sA0q9JyQKr This claims download available? https://t.co/Nyn7BPfsIT @otto_orentil From Waterstones? https://t.co/oIFZivFps6Zodiac Signs and the Human Body. From Aepitoma Omnis Phylosophiae by Gregor Reisch (1504), 319. Heidelberg Universi… https://t.co/Dk5OpruB1V
Retweeted by Jamal JafriAmong extant sources, the nakṣatra-puruṣa is first described in Chinese in the mid-eighth century, and then visuall… https://t.co/QHwLMjNLb2
Retweeted by Jamal JafriSeries II: Kailasha Natha temple, Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu. The outstanding feature of this one of the earliest stru… https://t.co/uNLz93nhOV
Retweeted by Jamal Jafri#OnThisDay Maulana Hasrat Mohani was born in the year 1878. He was a Freedom Fighter ,leader of #INC and a noted Ur… https://t.co/sVW8ElOMIm
Retweeted by Jamal Jafri @SonaliDalal Then you make pinpricks along the traced outlines12 34 Pic1 Part of the wall of a Shish Mahal at #Bikaner Pic2 The Shish Mahal in #AmberFort, #Jaipur Pic3 The Sh… https://t.co/5y2ugeodGC
Retweeted by Jamal Jafri @mukhoty From this painting: https://t.co/LeU2kelfIq"Curator's comment: The dynamic streaking of the animals across the page recalls hunting scenes in the Akbarnama manuscripts of the 1590s."Akbar Hunting India, #Mughal, c.1650-1750 "Rather than shoot the buck, Akbar has slipped his bow over the animal's… https://t.co/5APiqsHbmx @Pravasi101 @Yael_Rice @indic_mss Thanks! @JAJafri @Yael_Rice @indic_mss The text here is the Dān Līlā, but the manuscript also contains Keshavdas's Rasikapr… https://t.co/P3c01cSEYi
Retweeted by Jamal Jafri#AbhijitBanerjee, recipient of #NobelPrize2019 for Economics, founded the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J… https://t.co/5dXyqwNoMq
Retweeted by Jamal Jafri @aliahmedsheikh Yes indeed! A Khaka is: a plan, a sketch, a draft, an outline (https://t.co/OHsWq03eze) but it has… https://t.co/F1SExQDBXw @JAJafri @_mwaseem_ @PunjabiRooh Ambrin has written such a fine piece https://t.co/jhjohxqof9 @TFT_
Retweeted by Jamal JafriA self-eviscerating late-night thread from my alter ego. https://t.co/23JTFN0ggp
Retweeted by Jamal JafriThe lovely man who alerted me to that last error, Edmund Melzl, also shared with me my favourite image of Bamiyan.… https://t.co/K5ECsl6Reg
Retweeted by Jamal Jafri @hemantsarin @ArchaeoNomad @nytimes @Andrew007Uk @UKinKolkata @Bruce_Bucknell @travellerAmit @NayanBasuuhttps://t.co/qYgvd57PHqA while back I posted about Or. 17004B. It’s an #Arabic-language letter of #complaint to #Ottoman authorities about… https://t.co/ZUM3zctRSe
Retweeted by Jamal JafriAnd, one last image from this #manuscript: there also seems to be the signature of an #Armenian resident in both Ar… https://t.co/JwkknLEobB
Retweeted by Jamal JafriAlso, apt for the @BISI1932 conference on the #Jews of #Iraq this year, two of the seals are in #Hebrew, attesting… https://t.co/ZGZknhcpga
Retweeted by Jamal JafriAn "Urdu Ramlila" to be performed first time in Varanasi (Banaras) Will be a great example of "Ganga Jamni Tehzeeb"… https://t.co/UXfe6p1PId
Retweeted by Jamal JafriDetail: Goshawk. Mughal, 18th Century. Christie's. https://t.co/QX0o1UfUX8
Retweeted by Jamal Jafri"Palm reading and palm readers originated in India and China, but the arts were perfected and elevated to a whole n… https://t.co/YUqXW66U7jThe elite of 19th century Bengal were bilingual. They knew Farsi (Persian in English) & Bangla. Raja Rammohun Roy f… https://t.co/hXI7uHPtbP
Retweeted by Jamal JafriHow #Gandhi viewed Islam ("religion of unadulterated peace") and the many Muslim Gandhis (principally, Khan Abdul G… https://t.co/bWBX7QuF9g
Retweeted by Jamal JafriSāmudrika A guide for a palm reader India, circa 1700-1850 Featuring a large red hand with signs, omens, and vari… https://t.co/T0lLw8U1GO
10/14
2019
Khaka is a line drawing on paper in which tiny perforations are made using a needle. To make a copy, the khaka is p… https://t.co/9Q5wWKz5vGKhaka of Tilkayat Govardhanlalji Ink on handmade paper Unknown Artist Nathdwara, Rajasthan, c.1900 Khaka, meaning… https://t.co/83NMRlwdVOKailasha Natha temple, Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu, India. Dedicated to the Lord Shiva, the temple was built in the lat… https://t.co/ml4qONxOV2
Retweeted by Jamal Jafri @Pravasi101 @pradnelluru @MENALibAHS @Yael_Rice @indic_mss "...so that the impression percolates down to the paper.… https://t.co/dkxEXaGhwG @Pravasi101 @pradnelluru @MENALibAHS @Yael_Rice @indic_mss It's called a Khaka "Khaka is a line drawing on paper in… https://t.co/5bfngowIeaAbsolutely delighted to see my @EuroJournIR article on Mughal hegemony and the emergence of South Asia as a ‘region… https://t.co/WGSvw9vmcR
Retweeted by Jamal JafriWhat does a Roman shoe scholar do on holiday? Visit the footwear at @VindolandaTrust and try on Roman shoes at… https://t.co/B1ejuwZvnB
Retweeted by Jamal Jafri @NavitaSrikant @Pravasi101 @Yael_Rice @indic_mss Artist leaving a tool of his trade behind! @NavitaSrikant @Pravasi101 @Yael_Rice @indic_mss Thanks!(It was) initially planned to import workers from Europe...recruitment was dismal& soon they turned to African-Amer… https://t.co/RD0VwFjdrZA painting depicts imperial assemblage (Dehli Darbar) in Delhi,January 1877 From Piyare Lal’s “Tārīk̲h̲-i jalsah-yi… https://t.co/5wjIy1JixC
Retweeted by Jamal Jafri @ColorsAndStones @JAJafri @zarafshan @Horatioforever Actually papyrus was superceded by parchment and vellum as ear… https://t.co/L1LUb34OzT
Retweeted by Jamal Jafri @Pravasi101 @Yael_Rice @indic_mss Interesting! What is the manuscript? Where is it?The magical surprises of the archive: an elephant and his driver hiding between the leaves of a notebook of devotio… https://t.co/9mTGrJ1nz5
Retweeted by Jamal JafriWalking through a gallery of exhibition by "Sanat Kada" Showcasing History ,Culture and Traditions of Awadh. Part… https://t.co/1nfQJQvF5s
Retweeted by Jamal Jafri @raj_knp @meenakshisharan @DebashishHiTs The earliest surviving Sanskrit manuscript is dated to the 2nd century. It… https://t.co/6OJ0MlhPJg @ColorsAndStones @JAJafri @zarafshan @SarahBlick3 On parchments :) @StephanieLahey @sarajcharles @CathAMClarkehttps://t.co/kUWBxwrOIP
Retweeted by Jamal JafriAlessandro Cancian’s new essay on #Sufism features a selection of 6 treasures and a live recording of a performance… https://t.co/oCXfgBe1HQ
Retweeted by Jamal Jafri#OnThisDay 13 Oct 1900, Ameer Ahmad Minai Lakhnavi died in Hyderabad. He was born in 1829 in the descended of Hazra… https://t.co/5lqGnx5R82
Retweeted by Jamal JafriEnamelled silver cigarette case depicting the Jagatjit Palace & the insignia of Jagatjit Singh of #Kapurthala, 1910… https://t.co/Gk8GcRaw6g
Retweeted by Jamal Jafriआज हिन्दी और उर्दू के मशहूर शायर निदा फ़ाज़ली का जन्मदिवस है। "दुनिया जिसे कहते हैं जादू का खिलौना है मिल जाये तो… https://t.co/1ppWzLMXJ8
Retweeted by Jamal JafriDear Aurel Stein... a very brief return to Bamiyan. https://t.co/IoBycEVj2y
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10/13
2019
"Papyrus was the main writing material of the Greek, Roman, Byzantine and Early Islamic societies in Egypt for 4,00… https://t.co/pCshqsoCga"Paper was introduced to Syria circa 800, and it quickly spread throughout the Arab Mediterranean lands replacing p… https://t.co/0yhTPtkAU6Papermaking: "Invented in China and carried by Buddhist monks to Central Asia, where Arabs encountered it in the 8… https://t.co/9UK2bwTu9e @karachiahab @aliosmantweets @mazdaki @Ancient_Indus @sanjayuvacha @atalbrave @Pashz7 @hemantsarin @datta_sonahttps://t.co/TsnL1dJTHO#Paper making processes, #Kashmir, 19thC :http://t.co/gSeNqYGvik @WhiteMughalsFan @ambrin_hayat @iamrana @AuthorRK http://t.co/KP7wOOnx77
Retweeted by Jamal Jafri @dpanikkar @hemantsarin @KulbeliTweets @DalrympleWill @Ach_Balkrishna @madankaushikbjp @HaridwarTourhttps://t.co/s1q6aQwRH4
Retweeted by Jamal JafriSeries III: Illumination of Arjuna’s Penance panel and Krishna’s Butter ball. #WorldHeritage #Monumenthttps://t.co/BCCmMNqBON
Retweeted by Jamal Jafri @Harvestgoddess7 @IndoIslamicPage @SheryHyder @HeritageTimesIN @Rekhta @BLAsia_Africa @LiveHIndia @britishlibraryhttps://t.co/4utTwqW91BThe story of #AmirHamza was popular throughout the Muslim world and is available in many different languages. Here… https://t.co/HYEEpPkhKq
Retweeted by Jamal JafriOffa's late 8th-century Anglo-Saxon gold dinar vs. a genuine dinar of the 'Abbāsid caliph Al-Mansur, struck AD 773/… https://t.co/ooCsWZ1Xht
Retweeted by Jamal JafriSome imitation Islamic coins minted in early medieval Europe — https://t.co/0azz9M7P9F https://t.co/BSFpeLgIKn
Retweeted by Jamal JafriGreat piece by @nandita_singh1 in @ThePrintIndia on 🇮🇳Indian connection of 🇵🇱Polish Nobel Prize winner Olga Tokarcz… https://t.co/4chShLJjf0
Retweeted by Jamal Jafri @jsmorientalist "So what do you do once you’ve reached your particular pardes [foreign land] and you have no lota i… https://t.co/EAQ5z7AkhHKamini Roy’s 155th Birthday (Google Doodle celebrates the Bengali poet, social worker and feminist in British India… https://t.co/CMhFoRSv9W
Retweeted by Jamal Jafri @IndoIslamicPage @DilliKiRanaiyan "...But if so, the removal was not made by Jahangir, as I have found amongst the… https://t.co/3lUAlFMjJ8 @IndoIslamicPage @DilliKiRanaiyan "From the address of Asoka to the rulers of Koshambi, in the newly-discovered edi… https://t.co/PIng6229dF @IndoIslamicPage @DilliKiRanaiyan Mughal Emperor Akbar's minister Birbal inscribed the ancient Ashoka pillar at Pra… https://t.co/6HX6MilFyy
10/12
2019

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