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Exhibition: An Introduction to Chinese Ceramics in East Africa: Consumption, Display and Modification from the 8th century to Today

An Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies exhibition
Date10 January - 12 April 2020
TimeEvent spans several days
PlaceInstitute of Arabic and Islamic Studies

An Introduction to Chinese Ceramics in East Africa: Consumption, Display and Modification from the 8th century to Today

The exhibition focuses on architectural adornment in and on houses, mosques, and tombs on the Swahili Coast, and the modification of broken sherds in Ethiopia and the wider Islamic world. These different consumption practices are explored visually and contextualised with displays of Chinese ceramics from the Western Indian Ocean.

Exhibition open to the public weekdays: 9am - 5pm.

The Street Gallery, Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter, Exeter, EX4 4ND.

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ProviderInstitute of Arab and Islamic Studies

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