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Nasser Khalili
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December 7th 6-7pm #SaveTheDate: On the occasion of the @SOAS centenary, I will be lecturing on The Art of Collecting at the Brunei Gallery.
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Proud to be partnering with the @AshmoleanMuseum for the #PowerAndProtection exhibition: an otherworldly take on supernatural #IslamicArt
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Ocean Explorers From Sindbad to Marco Polo’ is an immersive maritime adventure taking place @imarabe #ArabWorldInstitute #OceanExplorers

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View of Mecca from a 1725 album of prints illustrating the most important sites in history #Khalili http://ow.ly/QpXM304znxx
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Unique #Medallion with views of #Mecca & #Medina with the words ‘Whatsoever God wills' #Khalili http://ow.ly/fBrw304zthz
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18th c. folio depicting a view of #Mecca coalescing ink, #gold and #opaque #watercolour #Khalili http://ow.ly/9V76304zurc 
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9th c. camel statue -the 'ship of the desert' is the most important beast in Arab culture #Khalili http://ow.ly/BDPI304zxAI 
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Come check out 'Miniature prayer book with views of Mecca and Medina' being exhibited at #AshmoleanMuseum
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Su'udi Riyal coin, 1930 AD, the currency of #SaudiArabia since the country came into being #Khalili http://ow.ly/jDwS304zCaz 
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All Qiblah compasses lead to #Mecca. Turish specimen featuring a depiction of the #kabbah crafted circa 1809 AD http://ow.ly/6ANZ304zABk 
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