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Jade: 'Stone of Heaven'

01 May 2008

Treasured and venerated for thousands of years, jade holds a special place in the history and culture of the Chinese Empire.

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Tour Hassan, Rabat, Morocco

The palatial language of power

01 Apr 2007

By sifting through medieval Arabic chronicles from Islamic Spain and Morocco, a picture emerges of how the evocative, but frequently abandoned, palatial remains we see today were experienced by the society that built them.

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