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Discoveries Symposium Part 6

Discoveries: New Research on the Collections of the Department of Islamic Art at the Metropolitan Museum

This two-day symposium celebrates the opening of the New Galleries for the Art of the Arab Lands, Turkey, Iran, Central Asia, and Later South Asia. Internationally renowned scholars and curators present recent scholarship in themed sessions.

Recorded April 13–14, 2012

Part Six of Six

The Large Audience: Life-Size Stucco Figures of Royal Princes
Stefan Heidemann, Universität Hamburg, Asien-Afrika-Institut

Parsing the Painted Surface: An Examination of the Polychromy on Two Eleventh–Twelfth-Century Persian Stucco Figures
Jean-François de Lapérouse, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Mother and Child: A Group of Ceramic Figurines from Iran and Syria
Melanie Gibson, University of London

The Domestic and the Illicit: Medieval Ceramic House Models
Margaret Graves, Indiana University Bloomington

This symposium is made possible by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Collections, Islamic Art (61)

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Building the Moroccan Court
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The Arts of the Book
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Revealing the Original
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Conserving the Emperor's Carpet
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Conserving the Damascus Room
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Discoveries Symposium Part 5
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Discoveries Symposium Part 3
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Discoveries Symposium Part 2
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Discoveries Symposium Part 1
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Discoveries Symposium Part 4
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Games of the Ancient World
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