Mohamed Ibrahim from Egypt, PhD in Islamic Archeology, lecturer at the Department of Islamic Archeology at the University of Ain Shams in Cairo is the winner of the 2022 Marc de Montalembert Prize for his research entitled  “Mamluk chivalry through Military painted Manuscripts”. It bears on the representations of Mamluk chivalry in the illustrations of three manuscripts respectively in Paris, in Berlin and in Istanbul.

The Marc de Montalembert Prize is attributed by the Fondation Marc de Montalembert in association with the Ecole du Louvre, Paris. The prize provides support to the development or achievement of a research on art history of the Mediterranean by a young PhD researcher from this region. The prize consists of a 9000 euros grant and the winner will spend one month in Paris as a guest researcher at the Art History Research center of the Ecole du Louvre.