From Damascus to Cordoba A golden era of Arab Art

Wells, Rhona
April 2001
Middle East;Apr2001, Issue 311, p48
Focuses on Arab art during the 10th and 11th centuries. Description of art works produced during the Moorish period; Highlights of an exhibition of ancient art works at the Institut du Monde Arabe in Paris, France; Description of Arab art during the 10th and 11th centuries.


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