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Art of the Islamic World: A Resource for Educators

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Art of the Islamic World: A Resource for Educators
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Publisher: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
ISBN/ASIN: 0300191812
ISBN-13: 9780300191813
Number of pages: 236

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art's collection of Islamic art is one of the most important and comprehensive in the world. It comprises more than 12,000 works of art created in a vast geographical area, stretching from Spain to India.

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