TAMAM Project: Olifants – Ivory Horns from the Mediterranean Sea


Olifants are sounding horns made of ivory. They were produced around the Mediterranean sea but the artists and purchasers are unknown. One of the Olifants is housed in the Museum for Islamic Art in the Pergamon Museum today.

Production: Stefan Matlik

The TAMAM project is a project of the Friends of the Museum of Islamic Art e.V. and is funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).