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Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum<br /> Masterpieces of Islamic Art<br /> Cover illustration: Haftvad and the worm<br /> Detail from cat. no. 166<br /> Text from the banner in the upper left:<br /> "It happened that this lucky girl<br /> Saw an apple, thrown from a tree by the wind,<br /> on the alley and quickly picked it –<br /> Now, listen to this astounding story"<br /> (Translated from Persian by Stephan Popp)"Civilisations manifest and express themselves through their art."<br /> His Highness the Aga Khan IV.<br /> For several decades, members of the family of the Aga Khan, and His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan IV in particular, have been collecting art objects from the Islamic world. This magnificent collection will be housed in the future Aga Khan Museum in Toronto, Canada.<br /> Before the collection departs for North America, the Aga Khan wanted to offer the European public a special viewing of its masterpieces. Hence the exhibition in Berlin, which is the largest<a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=1">Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum Masterpieces of </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=2">"Civilisations manifest and express themselves thr</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=3">Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=4">Schätze des Aga Khan Museum Meisterwerke der isla</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=5">Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum Masterpieces of </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=6">Exhibition at the Martin-Gropius-Bau Catalogue</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=7">Exhibition at the Martin-Gropius-Bau Catalogue: A</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=8">Exhibition at the Martin-Gropius-Bau Contents</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=9">Exhibition at the Martin-Gropius-Bau Content</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=10">Illustration: The Court of Gayumars Detail, cat.</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=11">Foreword Joachim Sartorius, Artistic Director, Be</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=12"> 10</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=13"> Introduction His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=14"> 12</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=15"> Museums as Collective Memory and Cultural Vectors</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=16"> In medieval times, numerous travelers explored al</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=17"> 60° </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=18"> 16</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=19"> A Plural Vision of Islam for a Singular Museum L</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=20"> 18</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=21"> A rendering of the building of the future Aga Kha</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=22"> 20</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=23"> The Historical Context Azim Nanji The last</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=24"> known as the ithna3ashari, or Twelver Shia, parte</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=25"> mad Shah, Aga Khan III, who was eight years old a</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=26"> 24</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=27"> Introduction to Islamic Art Sheila Canby </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=28"> their spiritual leaders, dervish lodges were cons</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=29"> tists translated Greek and Latin scientific texts </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=30"> </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=31"> The Word of God 29</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=32"> 30</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=33"> The Qur’an Sheila Canby </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=34"> verses stamped on the leather exterior and gilded</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=35"> 1 Qur’an folio in gold Kufic script North Afr</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=36"> 2 Bifolium from the “Blue Qur’an” N</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=37"> 3 Qur’an folio in gold Kufic script </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=38"> 4 Qur’an folio in Kufic script North Afric</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=39"> 5 Folio from the “Qarmathian Qur’an” Iran,</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=40"> 6 Qur’an folio Central Asia, 14th century </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=41"> 7 Qur’an folio from al-Andalus Spain, earl</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=42"> 8 Folio from a Mamluk Qur’an Egypt, Mamluk</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=43"> 9 Illuminated folio from a Qur’an P</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=44"> 10 Qur’an folio in Bihari script India, </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=45"> 11 Manuscript of a Mauritanian Qur’an No</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=46"> 12 Manuscript of an Ottoman Qur’an Ottom</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=47"> 12 13 45</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=48"> 14 Manuscript of a Mughal Qur’an </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=49"> 15 Manuscript of a Qajar Qur’an Scribe:</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=50"> 16 Manuscript of a Sulawesi Qur’an Scrib</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=51"> 49</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=52"> 18 Talismanic pendant Iran, 19th century</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=53"> 19 Sweet chestnut leaf with calligraphy </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=54"> Two calligraphic lustre pottery tiles Iran, proba</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=55"> 22 Chinese ‘swatow’ dish China, 17th cen</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=56"> 23 Carved beam with Qur’anic inscription </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=57"> 24 Iznik tile frieze Turkey, Iznik, Otto</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=58"> 25 Qur’an on cloth India, Mug</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=59"> 57</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=60"> 58</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=61"> Pilgrimage and prayer Sheila Canby Pilgrim</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=62"> 26 Pilgrim’s flask Greater Iran (Iraq or</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=63"> 27 Map of the Masjid al-Haram Probably t</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=64"> 28 Prayer amulet and accompanying case E</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=65"> 29 Illustrated manuscript of the Dala’il </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=66"> 30 Chao jin tu ji by Ma Fuchu China, 186</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=67"> 31 Polychrome qibla tile Turkey (Ottoman</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=68"> 32 Chinese plate for ablutions China, Ji</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=69"> 33 Manuscript of 3Ali’s Kalimat Shaykh M</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 70" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=70"> 34 Hadith manuscript Iran, dated 1130 H </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 71" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=71"> 35 Calligraphic panel Iran, S</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 72" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=72"> 36 Mihrab panel Syria, Damasc</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 73" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=73"> 71</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 74" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=74"> </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 75" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=75"> Mysticism Sheila Canby © akg-images, Gérard Deg</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 76" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=76"> 37 Manuscript of the Masnavi by Rumi </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 77" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=77"> 75</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 78" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=78"> 38 Shab-i qadr (“The Night of Power”) Fol</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 79" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=79"> 39 A young noble and a dervish in convers</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 80" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=80"> 40 A gathering of dervishes Iran, Khuras</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 81" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=81"> 79</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 82" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=82"> 41 A prince visits a hermit Attributed t</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 83" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=83"> 81</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 84" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=84"> 42 Coco-de-mer kashkul (beggar’s bowl) </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 85" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=85"> 43 Engraved brass boat-shaped kashkul (be</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 86" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=86"> </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 87" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=87"> The Path of the Travellers From Cordoba to Damas</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 88" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=88"> Bild Alhambra</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 89" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=89"> Looking to the Orient Fernando Valdés © Lorenz </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 90" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=90"> Mediterranean easily, surmounting all politi- cal</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 91" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=91"> ages mentioned above, that contacts ceased, but r</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 92" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=92"> </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 93" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=93"> Al-Andalus: The Orient in the West Fernando Vald</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 94" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=94"> the construction of the Great Mosque of the Andal</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 95" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=95"> centuries with remarkable technical ability nouri</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 96" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=96"> 44 Silver-inlaid brass planispheric astrolabe </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 97" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=97"> 45 Carved marble capital Spain, al-Andal</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 98" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=98"> 46 Manuscript of Mi’a layla wa-layla (“One </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 99" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=99"> 48 Bronze lamp holder Spain, al-Andalus</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 100" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=100"> A group of Mudéjar wooden corbels and beams 49 </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 101" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=101"> 49 52 </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 102" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=102"> 100</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 103" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=103"> 53 Three triangular ceiling panels with i</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 104" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=104"> 54 Calligraphic wood beam Spain, Al-Anda</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 105" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=105"> 55 Polychrome wooden beam Fes, Morocco, </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 106" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=106"> 56 Incense burner in form of a bird Isla</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 107" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=107"> 57 Bowl with bird North Afric</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 108" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=108"> 58 Rectangular cut-glass box Probably It</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 109" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=109"> 59 Marble funerary stele North Africa, d</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 110" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=110"> </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 111" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=111"> Egypt and Syria Ladan Akbarnia © akg-images, We</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 112" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=112"> Two “Tell Minis” lustre bowls 60 Bowl with a pe</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 113" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=113"> 62 Tile with star-shaped central aperture </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 114" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=114"> 63 Carved beam with Qur’anic inscription </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 115" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=115"> 113</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 116" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=116"> </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 117" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=117"> Egypt and Syria The Fatimids Sheila Canby </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 118" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=118"> 65 Tulunid beam with Qur’anic inscription </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 119" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=119"> 66 Rock crystal support for inkpots Egyp</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 120" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=120"> 67 Jar with calligraphic decoration Egyp</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 121" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=121"> 68-76 Nine gold Fatimid coins N</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 122" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=122"> Fatimid jewelry 77-79 Three enamelled gold pend</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 123" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=123"> 80-82 Three gold filigree rings </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 124" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=124"> 86 Tiraz textile Egypt, late 10th </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 125" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=125"> 87 Silk-embroidered linen panel with birds, </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 126" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=126"> </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 127" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=127"> Egypt and Syria The Mamluks Ladan Akbarnia </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 128" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=128"> 88 Candlestick Egypt or Syria, Mamluk, e</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 129" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=129"> 127</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 130" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=130"> 89 Bowl with calligraphic decoration Egy</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 131" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=131"> 90 Star-shaped panel with a coat of arms </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 132" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=132"> 91 Decorative architectural tile Syria o</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 133" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=133"> 92 Hexagonal tile with floral motif Egyp</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 134" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=134"> 93 A blood-letting device Folio from an </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 135" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=135"> 133</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 136" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=136"> 94 Mosaic arches Egypt, 15th–16th centur</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 137" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=137"> 135</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 138" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=138"> 95-97 Three albarelli Syria, 15t</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 139" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=139"> 97 137</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 140" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=140"> 138</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 141" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=141"> Anatolia and the Ottomans Sheila Canby Th</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 142" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=142"> 98 Portrait of Sultan Selim II Attribute</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 143" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=143"> 99 An Ottoman official Turkey, Istanbul,</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 144" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=144"> 100 Portrait of Sultan Selim III Turk</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 145" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=145"> 101 Yorgan yüzü (quilt cover) Turkey,</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 146" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=146"> Iznik pottery 102 Dish with a lion T</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 147" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=147"> 145</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 148" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=148"> </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 149" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=149"> The Path of the Travellers From Baghdad to Delhi</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 150" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=150"> </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 151" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=151"> The Persianised East and the Royal Tradition Mic</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 152" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=152"> with Arabic as their dari, or “royal”, tongue. By</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 153" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=153"> position (although the Mughals in sixteenth- and </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 154" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=154"> shir-i siyah / chun bi-kam-i u azhdaha durr-i mah</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 155" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=155"> Mesopotamia Ladan Akbarnia Under the Umayy</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 156" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=156"> 107 Ewer Iran or Mesopotamia, 8th–9th</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 157" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=157"> 108 Ewer with inscribed blessings Ira</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 158" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=158"> 109 Dish with variation on “splashed” </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 159" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=159"> 110 </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 160" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=160"> 111 Manuscript of the fifth book of the Qanun </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 161" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=161"> 159</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 162" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=162"> Four folios from a manuscript of the Khawass al-a</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 163" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=163"> 115 161</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 164" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=164"> 116 Basin Mesopotamia or Iran, 13th c</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 165" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=165"> 117 Three young hunters Frontispiece fr</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 166" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=166"> 164</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 167" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=167"> Iran in the Middle Ages Ladan Akbarnia The</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 168" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=168"> A group of glass vessels decorated in various tec</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 169" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=169"> 119 Glass bottle Syrian region or Gre</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 170" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=170"> 120 Turquoise bottle Iran, 9th–10th c</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 171" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=171"> 123 Bottle Greater Ira</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 172" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=172"> Three epigraphic ceramic wares 124 Vase </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 173" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=173"> 125 126 </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 174" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=174"> Three slipware ceramic dishes 127 Dish </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 175" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=175"> 128 129 17</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 176" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=176"> 130 Beam with Kufic inscription North</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 177" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=177"> 175</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 178" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=178"> Two Bamiyan ceramics 132 Moulded bowl decorated</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 179" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=179"> 134 Moulded ceramic bottle with horsemen </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 180" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=180"> 135 Monumental jar Central Iran, 13th</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 181" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=181"> Inkwell and pen box with gold and silver inlay 1</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 182" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=182"> 138 Incense burner Iran, 11th century</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 183" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=183"> 139 Goblet with globular body and vocat</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 184" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=184"> Lusterware ceramics 140 Lusterware bowl with ri</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 185" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=185"> 142 </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 186" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=186"> A group of architectural elements 145 Architect</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 187" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=187"> 145 185</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 188" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=188"> 148 Carved wood panel with verses by Hafiz </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 189" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=189"> As the panel is fragmentary, it may have been par</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 190" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=190"> 149 Pair of Timurid carved doors with g</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 191" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=191"> 189</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 192" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=192"> </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 193" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=193"> Iran and Central Asia The Safavids Sheila Canby </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 194" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=194"> 150 Standard (3alam) Iran, late 16th </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 195" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=195"> 193</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 196" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=196"> 153 A manuscript of the Khamsa (“Quintet”) </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 197" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=197"> 195</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 198" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=198"> 154 An illustrated manuscript of the Anvar-i </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 199" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=199"> 197</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 200" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=200"> 155 Manuscript of the Guy u Chawgan or </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 201" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=201"> 199</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 202" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=202"> 156 Lacquer book covers Iran, late 16</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 203" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=203"> 201</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 204" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=204"> The Shahnama of Firdawsi </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 205" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=205"> ticular ideological meanings are generally identi</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 206" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=206"> Five illustrations from different Shahnamas datin</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 207" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=207"> 205</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 208" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=208"> 158 Shah Kay Kavus attempts to fly to h</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 209" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=209"> 207</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 210" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=210"> 159 Rustam rescues Bizhan from the pit </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 211" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=211"> 160 Kay Khusraw surveys his forces Sa</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 212" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=212"> 161 Rustam slays the Turanian warrior Alkus </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 213" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=213"> 211</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 214" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=214"> Five illustrations from the Shahname of Shah Tahm</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 215" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=215"> 213</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 216" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=216"> 163 The court of Gayumars Attributed </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 217" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=217"> 215</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 218" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=218"> 164 The death of Zahhak Attributed to</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 219" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=219"> 217</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 220" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=220"> 165 Rustam hunts the onager Div Assig</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 221" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=221"> 219</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 222" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=222"> 166 The story of Haftvad and the worm </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 223" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=223"> 221</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 224" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=224"> 167 Safavid blue and white dish with flowers </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 225" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=225"> 168 Emerald-green Safavid bottle with a</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 226" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=226"> 169 Panel with irises Iran (or India?</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 227" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=227"> 170 Shepherds in a landscape Signed b</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 228" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=228"> 171 Safavid polychrome doors with Sufi </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 229" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=229"> 227</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 230" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=230"> 228</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 231" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=231"> Iran and Central Asia The Zand and the Qajars Sh</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 232" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=232"> 172 Karim Khan Zand and his courtiers </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 233" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=233"> 231</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 234" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=234"> 173 Fath 3Ali Shah seated on a throne d</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 235" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=235"> 233</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 236" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=236"> A group of Qajar gold coins and objects 175 -180</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 237" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=237"> 235</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 238" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=238"> 181 Amulet Iran, Qajar, 19th century </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 239" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=239"> 237</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 240" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=240"> 184 Official letter from Crown Prince 3</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 241" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=241"> 185 Lacquer bow Iran, Zand or Qajar, </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 242" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=242"> 186 Lacquer pen box Signed: Isma3il (</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 243" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=243"> 241</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 244" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=244"> 188 Calligraphic painting by Isma3il Jalayir </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 245" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=245"> 243</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 246" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=246"> 244</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 247" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=247"> India and the Moghuls Sheila Canby The firs</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 248" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=248"> 189 Four-sided standard (3alam) Iran </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 249" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=249"> 247</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 250" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=250"> 190 Pictorial genealogy of the descenda</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 251" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=251"> 191 Portrait of Shah Jahan and his thre</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 252" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=252"> 192 Portraits of Jahangir and Shah Jaha</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 253" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=253"> 251</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 254" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=254"> 193 Humayun defeats his rebellious brother </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 255" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=255"> 253</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 256" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=256"> 194 The Emperor Jahangir at the jharoka </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 257" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=257"> 255</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 258" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=258"> Music in India 195 Tambura, or tampura </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 259" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=259"> 257</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 260" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=260"> 196 Ascetics in a landscape India, Ra</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 261" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=261"> 259</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 262" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=262"> 198 Portrait of an Ottoman with a book </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 263" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=263"> 199 Pair of mother-of-pearl doors Ind</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 264" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=264"> 200 Jade and agate Cups with dragons </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 265" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=265"> 201 A sea-serpent swallows the Royal Fleet </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 266" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=266"> Four album folios with samples of calligraphy 20</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 267" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=267"> 202 </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 268" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=268"> 206 Landscape with villagers, traveller</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 269" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=269"> 267</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 270" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=270"> 207 Palace at Delhi In</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 271" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=271"> 269</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 272" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=272"> 208 Multan tile arch Pakistan, Multan</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 273" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=273"> 271</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 274" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=274"> Transcription Table Arabic, Persian </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 275" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=275"> The Islamic Dynasties </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 276" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=276"> Chronology ca. 570 Birth of the Prophet </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 277" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=277"> 793 – 794 Erection of the first minaret of the Gre</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 278" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=278"> 1005 Foundation of the Dar al-Hikma (“House of Wi</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 279" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=279"> 1259 Construction of the observatory at Maragha (</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 280" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=280"> 1842 – 1845 Publication of Owen Jones’ Plans, Ele</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 281" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=281"> 2003 Shirin Ebadi awarded Nobel Peace Prize • Mau</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 282" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=282"> Glossary Abbasids Dynasty that founded </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 283" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=283"> pir Spiritual guide qualified to lead disciples on</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 284" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=284"> Bibliography AKTC 2007a Aga Khan Trust f</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 285" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=285"> Brisch 1965 Klaus Brisch, »Zum Bab al-Wuzara2 (Pu</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 286" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=286"> Déroche 2000 François Déroche (ed.), Manuel de co</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 287" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=287"> New Haven – London: Yale University Press 2002. </a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 288" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=288"> Meinecke 1974 Michael Meinecke, »Die Bedeutung de</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 289" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=289"> Safwat – Zakariya 1996 Nabil Safwat – Mohamed Zak</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 290" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=290"> Welch – Schimmel – Swietochowski – Thackston 1985</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 291" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=291"> Verena Daiber is a lecturer of Arabic and Islamic</a> <a title="Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum - Masterpieces of Islamic Art page 292" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9df4bd6f?page=292"> Prince Karim Aga Khan IV. owns one of the most di</a>