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The art of Hajj

Author: Venetia Porter; British Museum.
Publisher: Northampton, Mass. : Interlink Books, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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The annual ritual pilgrimage to Makkah was established by the Prophet Muhammad in the last year of his life (AD 632). Over the following centuries the experience and importance of Hajj have been evocatively documented in countless ways. Highlighting the pilgrims' journey across time, the sacred rituals of Hajj, and the city of Makkah itself, this beautiful little book features illuminated manuscripts, wall paintings  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Venetia Porter; British Museum.
ISBN: 9781566568845 1566568846
OCLC Number: 773024953
Notes: Published as a companion to the exhibition Hajj: journey to the heart of Islam, held at the British Museum, 26 January to 15 April 2012.
Description: 96 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. map ; 19 cm.
Contents: Mecca : centre of the world --
The journey --
Mecca : the blessed city --
Ritual and prayer --
Textiles for Mecca and Medina --
Medina: city of the Prophet --
The homecoming.
Responsibility: Venetia Porter.

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The annual ritual pilgrimage to Makkah was established by the Prophet Muhammad in the last year of his life (AD 632). Over the following centuries the experience and importance of Hajj have been evocatively documented in countless ways. Highlighting the pilgrims' journey across time, the sacred rituals of Hajj, and the city of Makkah itself, this beautiful little book features illuminated manuscripts, wall paintings and photographs, as well as calligraphy, textiles, scientific instruments, decorative tiles, maps, ceramics, metalwork and powerful works by contemporary artists. Published to coincide with a major exhibition at the British Museum, from 26 January to 15 April 2012.

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