- Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum
The Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum ( _tr. Türk ve İslam Eserleri Müzesi) is a museum located in Sultanahmet Square in
Eminönüdistrict of Istanbul, Turkey. Constructed in 1524, the building was formerly the palace of İbrahim Pasha, who was the first grand vizierto Suleiman the Magnificent.
The collection includes notable examples of
Islamic calligraphy, tiles, and rugs as well as ethnographicdisplays on various cultures in Turkey, particularly nomadgroups. These displays recreate rooms or dwellings from different time periods and regions.
Istanbul Archaeology Museum
* ArchNet: Islamic Architecture Community - [http://archnet.org/library/sites/one-site.jsp?site_id=7708 "Ibrahim Pasha Palace"]
* [http://www.kultur.gov.tr/EN/BelgeGoster.aspx?17A16AE30572D313679A66406202CCB0C50878E3407BD0BB Turkish Ministry of Culture - Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum]
* [http://www.pbase.com/dosseman/turkveislameserleri Many pictures from this museum by private photographer]
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