Science and the Art of the Islamic World

Contributed By: Jordan Sudermann
Language of Presentation: English
Media Format: Downloadable File, Webpage
School Level: College/University, Middle/High School
Institution/Provider: Metropolitan Museum of Art
Author: Maryam D. Ekhtiar and Claire Moore (editors)
Collection: Metropolitan Museum of Art
Condition of Use: Custom Permissions

This unit from the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s “Art of the Islamic World: A Resource for Educators” (also listed on Al-Masdar) focuses on using Islamic art to explore scientific advancements in the Middle East. In this unit, students explore contributions to astronomy, astrology, and medicine via text and image. Documents are available for download in PDF format. >

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