Treasures from the Khalili Collection Gallery
THE EARLIEST known accurate panoramic view of Mecca is one of over forty-five important objects to be loaned by the Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Islamic Art to the British Museum for the exhibition Hajj: journey to the heart of Islam.
The exhibition is on view in the Round Reading Room until April 15, 2012.
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