Umayyad Statue, Khirbat al-Mafjir, c.740AD

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Under the Umayyad Caliphs (661-750) human representation and even sculpture was common in a secular, though not a religious context. This originally painted stucco figure comes from the palace complex built by the Caliphs Hisham and al-Walid II at Khirbat al-Mafjir, near Jericho in the early 740s. It may well represent the Caliph himself. (Rockefeller Archaeological Museum, Jerusalem; David Nicolle photograph)
Source: p.79, EH - 071 - The Great Islamic Conquests AD 632-750 by David Nicolle



3. Caliphal statue from Khirbet al-Mafjar wearing Sasanian-style qabāʾ with “pearl” border.
Source: Fig. 3, Arab Dress. From the dawn of Islam to Modern times by Smirna Si



Referenced as figure 49, p,43 Islamic Art and Architecture 650-1250 by Richard Ettinghausen, Oleg Grabar, Marilyn Jenkins
Khirbat al-Mafjar 8th century, bath, painted statue of a prince.



Referenced as figure 125 in The military technology of classical Islam by D Nicolle
125. Statue from Khirbat al Marjar, mid-8th century AD, Palestinian, Palestine Archaeological Museum, East Jerusalem (Ham).


See also an Umayyad Stucco Statuette, Khirbat al Mafjar, Palestine, mid-8th century AD
Umayyad Fresco of an Archer, Khirbat al Mafjar, near Jericho, Palestine, 8th century AD.
Illustrations of Arabian Costume and Soldiers
Other 8th Century Illustrations of Costume and Soldiers