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Assassin’s Creed Mirage showcases five breathtaking Khalili Collection artworks

In the latest installment of the renowned video game series, Assassins’ Creed Mirage, players are treated to an immersive journey through history, where the rich tapestry of Islamic art comes to life. Among the many treasures featured in the game are five stunning artworks from the esteemed Khalili Foundation collection, each offering a glimpse into the beauty and cultural significance of Islamic civilisation.

1. Astrolabe

The Planispheric Astrolabe from the Khalili Collection of Hajj and the Arts of Pilgrimage is a remarkable instrument dating back to the Islamic Golden Age. Used by astronomers and navigators, this intricately crafted astrolabe facilitated celestial navigation, allowing users to chart the stars and determine time and location with precision. Learn more about Astrolabe

2. Gold Double Dinar

The Gold Double Dinar from the Khalili Collection of Islamic Art is a testament to the opulence and sophistication of medieval Islamic metallurgy. Adorned with intricate calligraphy and exquisite detail, this coin reflects the wealth and cultural refinement of the Islamic empires. Learn more about Gold Double Dinar

3. Silver Dirham with Horseman

The Silver Presentation Dirham from the Khalili Collection of Islamic Art depicts a horseman in full regalia, offering insight into the military and economic power of the Islamic empires. This silver coin, crafted with meticulous detail, provides a glimpse into the vibrant world of ancient trade and commerce. Learn more about Silver Dirham with Horseman

4. Statuette of a Camel and Rider

The Statuette of a Camel and Rider from the Khalili Collection of Hajj and the Arts of Pilgrimage captures the nomadic lifestyle of the Bedouin tribes. Crafted with remarkable skill, this sculpture symbolizes the resilience and resourcefulness of desert communities, highlighting the central role of the camel in Arabian culture. Learn more about Statuette of a Camel and Rider

5. Folio From a Qur’an

The Five Folios from a Qur’an from the Khalili Collection of Islamic Art showcase the beauty of Islamic calligraphy and decorative arts. Each folio is adorned with intricate script and decorative motifs, reflecting the artistic mastery of medieval Muslim scribes and illuminators. Learn more about Folio From a Qur’an

As players traverse the virtual landscapes of Assassins’ Creed Mirage, these exquisite artworks serve as windows into the rich cultural heritage of the Islamic world. From scientific innovation to artistic expression, the Khalili Foundation’s collection offers a captivating insight into the diverse and vibrant tapestry of Islamic civilisation.

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