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Gallery 33: Arts of the Near East


This gallery displays an important collection of applied arts from the Islamic world, including a selection of prayer rugs, glass and metalwork as well as a wide range of ceramics, representing many of the most significant achievements of Islamic potters throughout the last 1400 years.

The collection includes examples of pottery used for both domestic and religious purposes of several different types, from different geographic regions, for example Turkish Iznik pottery and lusterware from the Middle East. A highlight of the gallery is a Syrian, or possibly Egyptian, Mosque lamp.

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Selected objects in gallery Gallery 33: Arts of the Near East

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