Occupied Jerusalem – The Museum of Islamic Antiquities was established in Jerusalem In 1922, it is located today in an archaeological building on the southwestern side of Al-Aqsa Mosque.
Rare collections of Islamic artistic artifacts are displayed in the museum, covering a period of time of approximately 10 centuries, including the remains of the Nur al-Din Minbar, whose construction began in 1168 AD and was burned by an Australian extremist on August 21, 1969, in addition to a treasure trove of rare Mamluk documents.
The exhibition includes a collection of metal pieces, marble, ceramic tiles, paintings of writings and inscriptions, and a collection of Islamic manuscripts, gilded and luxuriously bound.
Among the exhibits are Ramadan cannons, column capitals, marble and stone paintings, metals and wood dating back to different time periods.
Below are some pictures of the museum and some of its exhibits: