The third in a series of blog posts that draw out additional connections between objects displayed in the Ashmolean Museum’s Imagining the Divine exhibition. Rachel Wood discusses two very different objects from the same site: the city of Kish in the Sasanian Empire. Continue reading “Unexpected Meetings #3: Kish”
Sajda Van Der Leeuw analyses the Heart Sutra, a Buddhist text featured in the Imagining the Divine exhibition at the Ashmolean Museum.
Continue reading “To Find the Stupa Within”
The second in a new series of blog posts that draws connections between objects in the Ashmolean Museum’s Imagining the Divine exhibition. Katherine Cross examines three intricate carpet pages from holy manuscripts: from a Gospel, a Quran, and a Torah. Continue reading “Unexpected meetings #2: Magic Carpets”