Early Capitals of Islamic Culture.

From the Museum of Islamic Art in Berlin, Germany, to the Capital of Islamic Culture 2014 - Sharjah

Early Capitals of Islamic Culture: The Artistic legacy of Umayyad Damascus and Abbasid Baghdad (650 – 950) exhibition

World-famous star objects from the very first centuries of Islam will chart the transition from pre-Islamic to Islamic cultures which took place under the patronage of the Umayyad caliphs in Damascus and the early Abbasid caliphs in Baghdad and Samarra.


14.10.2014 - 17.1.2015



  • Goethe-Institut Abu Dhabi, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Sharjah Museums Department


Sharjah Museums Department