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Islamic Ivory Chess Pieces, Draughtsmen and Dice in the Ashmolean Museum
Keeper of Eastern Art, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford
Keeper of Eastern Art, Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street, Oxford Salary Grade 10: £52,793 - £61,179 p.a. As Keeper of Eastern Art you will head a Department with an outstanding collection of the arts of Asia and the Islamic world. Founded in 1962, the Department grew out of the Museum of Eastern Art...
Alexander the Great : a linked open world
All that glitters...
What happens if you shoot X-Rays at coins? A question you have no doubt asked yourself often. Part of the answer was presented in the Spring of 2014 during a meeting of the Oriental Numismatic Society, held at the Ashmolean Museum. Diagram of XRF analysis, courtesy of Bruker Industries Ltd. Click on...
News: exhibition “Stores, War and Naufrages”
Date/venue: from 21 June to 25 September 2016/Oxford, The Ashmolean Museum — University of Oxford Storms, War and Shipwrecks Tempêtes, War and Naufrages This exhibition tells the extraordinary history of the island of Sicily at the crossroads of the Mediterranean through the discoveries made by unde...
Islamic occultism in theory and practice (colloquium at the University of Oxford)
Billet of the research book “The world of jinns” (djinns.hypotheses.org), programme of the colloquium Islamic occultism in theory and practice. From 6 to 8 January 2017, a colloquium takes place in Headley Lecture Theatre at Oxford University “Islamic occultism in theory and practice”. It is organis...
Parution: F. LEONI, M. NATIF (eds.), "Eros and Sexuality in Islamic Art", oct. 2013, Ashgate
Eros and Sexuality in Islamic Art Edited by Francesca Leoni (Ashmolean Museum, UK) and Mika Natif (Harvard Art Museum, USA) Dedicated to the topics of eroticism and sexuality in the visual production of the medieval and early modern Muslim world, this volume sheds light on the diverse socio-cultural...
Some details of Hira’s material. What details of Hira’s material are: (ceramics and glass)
The purpose of this article is to describe ceramic and glass tessons from Hira, Iraq, which was the capital of Lakhmide dynasty during the period prior to Islam’s arrival. The documents were collected by a French archaeological mission in 1990. The material found by David Talbot-Rice in the 1930s an...
The Ashmolean Museum and The Angler
Costa Francisque. The Ashmolean Museum and The Angler. In: Caliban, n°5, janvier 1968. pp. 31-34.
Greek architettura in West III secolo A.C.
A PLATE AND EVALUATION IN THE SELCUKLU PERIOD CERAMICS
Ceramic art, which has come from the oldest times to the present, continues its life in today's arts with a wide variety of techniques, forms and styles. Ceramic forms and their ruins, which have survived from the past to the present day, are important sources to illuminate the living forms, culture...
Claude Gellée landscapes
A major exhibition on Claude Gellée Le Lorrain (1600-1682) took place in Ashmolean Museum in Oxford from 6 October 2011 to 8 January 2012 and then at the Städel Museum in Frankfurt from 3 February to 6 May 2012. The exhibition shows a set of 15 paintings, sixty drawings and 56 engravings. The works,...
The Eye of the Needle
An exhibition of 17th century embroideries at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford 1 août - 12 octobre 2014
Foliage and appears in the Japanese stamp (18th centuries): links between man and nature. The case of the Ohya Fund of the Museum of Fine Arts in Rennes
The Ohya Fund of the Museum of Fine Arts in Rennes is one of Brittany’s most important Japanese estates. He is one of the most beautiful testimonies of the modern Japanese art we have in France. Its content, form and history represent rich art history objects. As the Ohya Fund has hardly ever been s...