Jerusalem 1000–1400

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York


Every People Under Heaven

This exhibition will illuminate the key role that the Holy City played in shaping the art of the period from 1000 to 1400. While Jerusalem is often described as a city of three faiths, that formulation underestimates its fascinating complexity. In fact, the city was home to multiple cultures, faiths, and languages. Read more.

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Virgin and Apostle Capital

Virgin and Apostle Capital (early 1170s), Unknown. © Terra Sancta Museum

Jewish Wedding Ring

Jewish Wedding Ring (first half of the 14th century), Unknown. © Thüringisches Landesamt für Denkmalpflege und Archäologie

Incense box

Incense box (14th century), Unknown. © Museum of Islamic Art


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