Enjoy a guided video tour for the first key of the holy Ka’aba

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Tue, 12 May 2020 - 11:53 GMT

Guided tour from the Museum of Islamic Art in Cairo, exposing the oldest key of the holy Ka'aba. Video brought to you by Egypt's Min. of Tourism & Antiquities - Screenshot of video

Guided tour from the Museum of Islamic Art in Cairo, exposing the oldest key of the holy Ka'aba. Video brought to you by Egypt's Min. of Tourism & Antiquities - Screenshot of video

Enjoy a guided video tour for the first Key of the holy Ka’aba, made of copper inlaid with silver. This video tour is brought to you by Egypt's Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities.

This key belongs to the Mamluk sultan al-Ashraf Sha’ban, it is considered to be the oldest existing specimen ever seen for keys of the Ka’aba.

Verses from the part of the holy Quran is inscribed on the key from Surat al-Fath as well as the name and titles of sultan al-Ashraf Sha’ban.

It’s attributed to 765 AH /1363 -1364 AD.

Thanks to Gihan Nabil ‎‏‎Director of the Learning Center of the Grand Egyptian Museum and the tour guide Dina Ezz Aldin for volunteering.

شاهد أقدم نموذج باقى من مفاتيح الكعبة حتى الآن، يرجع إلى العصر المملوكي

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