Power and Piety: Islamic Talismans on the Battlefield
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Inscriptions and images on Islamic arms and armor were believed to provide their wearers with safety and success in combat. This exhibition, featuring some 30 works from The Met collection, will examine the role of text and image in the construction and function of arms and armor in the Islamic world.
August 29, 2016 - February 13, 2017
Fri.-Sat. 10 am-9pm; Sun.-Thu. 10 am-5:30 pm
1000 5th Ave.
New York, NY 10028
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