EGYPTIAN KHAYAMIYA IN REGIONAL AUSTRALIA – TAASA Review September 2020
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This article was originally found in the September 2020 edition of TAASA Review (Volume 29, Issue 3, Page 20).
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Samuel Bowker T he story of Islamic art in Australia is not limited to metropolitan museum collections.
A variety of objects collected from the Middle East (notably Palestine, Syria and Egypt) remain in regional communities, often undocumented in private collections.
These are linked to Australians who travelled to and through the Middle East following the opening of the Suez Canal in 1869, and subsequently because of Australians serving in the region during the two World Wars...