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Hidden Stories: Books Along the Silk Roads

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Prayer Book (Dala'il al-Khayrat), Turkey, Istanbul, 1793 CE / 1207 AH, Gilt and embossed leather binding; opaque watercolour, ink and gold on paper, AKM382

To learn more about books along the Silk Roads, take a look at our resources:
 • items in this exhibit
 • further historical images
 • videos
 • further readings (arts of the book; Alexander the Great)
 • inspirational resources at the British Library, the Getty Museum, and Khamseen
 • instructional materials for grades 4-12 and university.


Information on using and citing images in this exhibit can be found here.