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  • Project . 2011 - 2013
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: AH/I003150/1
    Funder Contribution: 253,998 GBP
    Partners: BM

    Hajj, is one of the five pillars of the faith of Islam. It is a sacred duty for Muslims, wherever they may reside, to go at least once in their lives, if they are able, to Mecca, where the Prophet Muhammad received the revelation in the early 7th century. Drawing millio...

  • Funder: UKRI Project Code: AH/F007590/1
    Funder Contribution: 82,784 GBP
    Partners: BM

    This research project will focus on three Shi`i shrines in Iran at Ardabil, Mashhad and Qum during the period of Shah `Abbas I (r. 1587-1629) in preparation for an exhibition, its catalogue, and a scholarly conference in 2009. \n\nIn partnership with the National Museum...

  • Funder: UKRI Project Code: AH/H033688/1
    Funder Contribution: 71,339 GBP
    Partners: BM

    The role and the development of prints and drawings during the Renaissance and early modern period in Spain has not been well studied and there is the persistent view that Spanish artists did not make drawings and that print production was negligible. It has been diffic...

  • Funder: UKRI Project Code: AH/T012773/1
    Funder Contribution: 254,758 GBP
    Partners: BM

    Reading the Library of Ashurbanipal will interpret the single most important group of texts from the ancient Near East using a series of interlocking case studies. The 31,000 tablets and fragments found in the ruins of Nineveh, the capital of King Ashurbanipal's (668-63...

  • Open Access mandate for Publications and Research data
    Funder: EC Project Code: 748316
    Overall Budget: 195,455 EURFunder Contribution: 195,455 EUR
    Partners: BM

    The Western European Acheulean Project (WEAP) aims to characterize the occupational pattern of western Europe during the Middle Pleistocene (MP) –700 to 300Ka–, through the study of Acheulean technology. Recent research has shown that the Atlantic seaboard is the most l...