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Tile from a frieze, from the  Shah-i-Zinda tomb complex at Samarqand, Uzbekistan, 14th century. Museum no. 1286-1893

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Tea: East and West

Tea: East and West

This evocatively illustrated book tells the story of tea around the world, and celebrates its contribution, past and present, to civilized existence. …

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Event - A Room from Damascus

Fri 17 April 2015–Wed 16 December 2015

DISPLAY: In the 18th-century, the main reception rooms in Syrian upper-class houses began to be highly decorated with colourful painted wooden panelling.

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