Exhibition of Islamic Art in Egypt 969 – 1517.

Ministry of Culture U. A. R.

Book ID: 17844


8vo. 336 pp., + 55 b/w plates hors text, colour frontispiece tipped in, publisher’s original wrappers, slightly rubbed, biblio, light yellowing to front endpaper, otherwise copy clean inside & in very good condition, Ministry of Culture, Cairo, 1969.


Fourteen museums from all over the world contributed to this exhibition which was held in Cairo in April 1969. Two hundred ninety nine pieces covering gold, rock-crystal, ivory, ceramics, glass, woodcarving, textiles, and paintings were exhibited. The exhibition covers examples from different periods beginning of early Islamic presence in Egypt, up to the Ottoman period.

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