Art of the Islamic World: A Resource for Educators
by Maryam D. Ekhtiar, Claire Moore (eds)
Publisher: The Metropolitan Museum of Art 2012
Number of pages: 236
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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