18. A Wallet From Medieval Iran
Can you tell what this archeological find is? While Europe was languishing in the Medieval Period, the Muslim world, including Iran, was thriving. This picture is of a wallet. It reveals the intricate artistic patterns, probably created by stamps that could have produced these items en masse, used by Islamic artists during the Medieval era. The wallet is made of leather and shows a high quality of craftsmanship, including dying. Archeological evidence shows that they highly valued artwork and craftsmanship in the Medieval Muslim world, along with learning and other forms of culture.