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Mightier Than the Sword: Arabic Script, Beauty and Meaning

Venetia Porter, Heba Nayel Barakat

ISBN 10: 9834084544 / ISBN 13: 9789834084547
Published by Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, 2004
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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231 p. Includes: illustrations, maps, bibliography. 0.0. Bookseller Inventory # ABE.0018062

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Title: Mightier Than the Sword: Arabic Script, ...

Publisher: Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very good

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Mightier than the Sword' is a collaborative effort between the Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia and the British Museum. As a complement to the 'Mightier than the Sword' exhibition, a catalogue reveals the beauty and diversity of the Arabic script. The publication showcases masterpieces of hand calligraphy, lustrous tiles, inlaid metal objects, woven fabrics and engraved precious stones from the Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia and the British Museum's own collections. The text examines the rise, spread and uses of the Arabic script across the Islamic world and highlights its development, flexibility and diversity

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