The al-Sabah Collection Abroad

The Andalusia: History and Civilisation

The Andalusia: History and Civilisation exhibition at the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Centre in Abu Dhabi was inaugurated in November 2023. It offers a close look at Andalusian heritage by showcasing masterpieces, literary works, and important figures to celebrate the cultural and artistic richness of Andalusia. The al-Sabah Collection, Dar al-Athar al-Islamiyah, Kuwait loaned an 11th century rare ivory box carved with representations of unicorns, birds, and plant forms. The exhibition will remain open until May 2024.

INV.no. LNS 19 I
Ivory box, carved in relief with representations of unicorns, birds and plant forms
AD Early 11th century 
AH Early 5th century 

error: Content is protected !

Subscribe to our Newsletter
of Dar al-Athar al-Islamiyyah

leave your review