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Raqqa revisited; ceramics of Ayyubid Syria.
Metropolitan Museum of Art
The city of Raqqa had its first Islamic flowering in the late 8th century and was destroyed in 1265. Interest in the city arose in the West at the end of the 19th century, when curiosity about the Islamic world was inspired by travel to the Middle East and by the French and English translations of One Thousand and One Nights “Arabian Nights” redirects here. For other uses, see Arabian Nights (disambiguation).
One Thousand and One Nights (Arabic: . In this volume, Jenkins-Madina uses art-historical detective work, archival documents and scientific data to establish the provenance prov·e·nance
1. Place of origin; derivation.
2. Proof of authenticity or of past ownership. Used of art works and antiques. and dating of The Metropolitan Museum of Art's holdings of ceramic objects from Raqqa. Jenkins-Madina, curator CURATOR, persons, contracts. One who has been legally appointed to take care of the interests of one who, on account of his youth, or defect of his understanding, or for some other cause, is unable to attend to them himself.
2. emerita e·mer·i·ta
Retired but retaining an honorary title corresponding to that held immediately before retirement. Used of a woman: a professor emerita.
n. pl. of Islamic art Islamic art encompasses the arts produced from the 7th century onwards by people (not necessarily Muslim) who lived within the territory that was inhabited by culturally Islamic populations. at the Museum, also chronicles the journey of these objects from their discovery in Raqqa to the Museum galleries. Distributed by Yale U. Press.
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