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Cairo Museum of Islamic Art displays priceless treasures

CAIRO: The Museum of Islamic Art in Cairo is one of the largest museums for Islamic art worldwide, preserving more than 100,000 relics including treasures from various nations. The preserved and displayed relics are from India, China, Iraq, the Arabian Peninsula, the Levant, Egypt, North Africa and Andalusia.

The items include written references for ancient medicine, engineering and space science, in addition to various glass and metal utensils and potteries. Also on display are gems, arms, wooden and ivory works, textiles and carpets. – KUNA

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