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”
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”
Jaś Elsner and Stefanie Lenk are blogging from behind the scenes during the installation of the Ashmolean Museum’s exhibition Imagining the Divine: Art and the Rise of World Religions, opening on October 19th.