Trono de Tutankamon/Tutankaton
Este cartucho muestra el primer nombre del faraón: TutankATON que fué cambiado por el de TutankAMON hacia el tercer año de su reinado. Madera, oro, cornalina, lapislázuli, pasta vidriada, turquesa. Cartouche with Tutankhaten praenomen. The king changed his name to Tutakhamen around third regnal year. Wood, gold, conrnaline, lapis lazuli, turquoise and glass paste.
Illuminated Manuscript Map of Cairo, from Book on Navigation, Walters Ms. W.658, fol. 305b
Originally composed in 932 AH / 1525 CE and dedicated to Sultan Süleyman I ("The Magnificent"), this great work by Piri Reis (d. 962 AH / 1555 CE) on navigation was later revised and expanded. The present manuscript, made mostly in the late 11th AH / 17th CE century, is based on the later expanded version with some 240 exquisitely executed maps and portolan charts. They include a world map (fol.41a) with the outline of the Americas, as well as coastlines (bays, capes, peninsulas), islands…