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2 edition of Myth and ceremony in Islamic painting. found in the catalog.

Myth and ceremony in Islamic painting.

J. M. Rogers

Myth and ceremony in Islamic painting.

by J. M. Rogers

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Published by British Museum? in [London? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Painting, Islamic -- History.,
  • Art and mythology.,
  • Rites and ceremonies in art.,
  • Illumination of books and manuscripts, Islamic.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsND146 .M9 1976
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21424635M

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