Lost to time, natural disaster, or war…collection of images of Middle East and North Africa donated to the Aga Khan Documentation Center

Lost to time, natural disaster, or war...collection of images of Middle East and North Africa donated to the Aga Khan Documentation CenterMarilyn Jenkins-Madina donates collection to the Aga Khan Documentation Center

Gift includes images from important sites and collections throughout Middle East and North Africa

Marilyn Jenkins-Madina, PhD, curator emerita, Department of Islamic Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, has donated her research collection to AKDC@MIT. Her gift includes ca. 4,250 35mm slides, along with some born digital images, from important sites and collections throughout the Middle East and North Africa, including but not limited to: Algeria, Egypt, Yemen, and Iran. Many of the sites she documented have now been lost to time, natural disaster, or war and can only be studied through scholars’ collections such as this.

Read more http://libraries.mit.edu/news/marilyn-jenkins-madina/23778/

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