The Arabesque® Frozen Music Wooden Wall Hanging Set of 5 Plaques Featuring Medieval 11th - 12th century Egyptian Musicians & Dancers

The Arabesque® "Frozen Music" Wooden Wall Hanging Set of 5 Plaques Featuring Medieval 11th - 12th century Egyptian Musicians & Dancers


The images of this group of engraved plaques feature musicians and dancers. The engraved artwork on these pieces of basswood dates to 11th and 12th century Fatimid Egypt, where local artists were reaching new heights in their artistic expression and capabilities. These musical scene images here were once carved into decorated ivory plaques. Each figure belongs to an ensemble and shows an imaginary courtly scene where a seated figure is accompanied by dancers and musicians in his court. The details of the faces, clothing, bodily movements, and gestures, all point to an artistic movement of real depictions - something that coincides with this moment in Islamic art history.

We have included all five figures in this amazing natural basswood set. Each figure has been laser engraved into natural plaques of wood with live edge. It is a mix of medieval, modern, rustic, elegance, music, and magic all in one. You can arrange this group in any way that you see fit to decorate a wall space.

This decor group is meant for lovers of history, music, art, and beauty, because we have combined all these elements into one.

The size of each piece varies.

Dancer 1: 4.5" x 11"
Dancer 2: 5" x 11"
Drummer: 8" x 8"
Seated Prince: 7" x 8"
Lute and Flute Players: 8" x 13"

We can recreate a single piece for you if you don't want to purchase the entire set.

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The following items can't be returned or exchanged

Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:

  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)

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Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.

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Gift wrapping and packaging

Yes. We can gift wrap your purchase for an additional $10.00 service charge. Your gift wrapping is guaranteed to be unique and one of a kind. We use a variety of paper, ribbon, and decorative embellishments to create a very elegant gift wrap. Just let us know in a note at checkout that you would like your gift wrapped and we will create a gift wrapping listing for you in order to bill you for the service.

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We are committed to providing our customers with well thought of and exceptionally made custom and personalized orders. Scroll through our website and our custom products section to get an idea of what you'd like. Anything you see on our website can be reproduced in larger or smaller sizes. We can also make things in the colors that suit you. Contact us and we will get back to you with an idea and proofs that will give you a good idea about what your project will look like.

Wholesale availability

Yes. Wholesale ordering is available. If you need a certain item or design in wholesale quantity we will certainly do that for you with competitive pricing. Please contact us for further details.

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