London's Treasures Tours: British Museum Islamic Art: The Al-Boukhari Gallery

Thu 6 Feb 11am

Tickets £25.00

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Thursday 6 February 2020 - 11.00am
Thursday 6 February 2020 - 12.30pm
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James Allan, Emeritus Professor of Eastern Art at Oxford University will follow up his acclaimed talk last year with another insightful introduction to Islamic art at the new al-Boukhari Gallery. The talk will focus on Islamic material culture including archaeology and trade; calligraphy and miniature painting; materials such as ceramics, inlaid brass, textiles and hard stones, and Islamic contemporary art.

 

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