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W18 Stiffler - ARABAM 311 / AMCULT 311 - Camels, Kabobs, and Kahlil Gibran: Arab American Cultural Studies

This color stereoscopic image features two images of a sphinx on the left, a pyramid in the background and a kneeling camel in the front.
Artist Unknown
Stereoscope Image: The Sphinx, Pyramid and Kneeling Camel, Cairo, Egypt
photograph on cardboard
3 7/16 in. x 6 15/16 in. ( 8.8 cm x 17.7 cm )
Gift of Margaret and Howard Bond
Henri Matisse
Seated Orientale, Veil on her Head (Orientale assise, voile sur la tête)
drypoint on chine applique, mounted on Arches paper
6 ⅛ in x 4 3/10 in (15.56 cm x 10.95 cm);6 ⅛ in x 4 3/10 in (15.56 cm x 10.95 cm);19 in x 14 in (48.26 cm x 35.56 cm);14 4/5 in x 11 in (37.62 cm x 27.94 cm)
Museum Purchase
Italian; Venetian
Standing Man in a Turban
painted wood
8 3/4 in x 3 3/4 in x 3 1/8 in (22.2 cm x 9.5 cm x 7.9 cm)
Bequest of Doris Margaret Grigaut for the Paul Leroy Grigaut Memorial Collection
Henry Wolf
Untitled (figure composition)
wood engraving on paper
16 1/16 in x 12 in (40.8 cm x 30.48 cm)
Museum Purchase
G. Lékégian & Co.
Reunion of Theologians, Court of El-Azhar Mosque
albumen print on paper
7 7/8 in. x 10 1/2 in. ( 20 cm x 26.7 cm )
Transfer from the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology
A color photograph featuring a soldier's back on the left, rifle prominent, and a young girl in a yellow dress on the right. She holds a hand and stares at the viewer. In the background, a man holds his arms up in front of another soldier.
Peter Turnley
The War in Iraq, Near Basra, Iraq, 2003
archival pigment print on paper
13 ½ in x 20 in (34.29 cm x 50.8 cm);20 in x 24 in (50.8 cm x 60.96 cm)
Gift of Kathleen Lauster and Jarir Derouach
Khaled al-Saa'i
Resurrection (triptych)
natural ink, tempera and gouache on paper
16 3/10 in x 20 11/16 in (41.43 cm x 52.55 cm);22 1/16 in x 28 1/16 in (56.04 cm x 71.28 cm)
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
Syrian
Lobed jar with lid
clear glaze and blue and black underglaze painting on fritware(ground quartz and
4 1/2 in x 5 1/2 in (11.5 cm x 14 cm)
Transfer from the College of Architecture and Design
David Roberts
Grand Entrance to the Mosque of the Sultan Hassan
color lithograph, laid down on cardboard
19 1/8 in. x 12 13/16 in. ( 48.6 cm x 32.5 cm )
Gift of Carol Hubert
This black and white print shows an outdoor setting with two men, one reclining and facing the viewer, the other seated with his legs drawn into his chest and gazing out to the right. They are dressed in robes and wear Arabic headdresses ("Guhtra"). There are rifles at their sides. In the background on the right are two men, one riding a horse, who walk toward a group of buildings in the distance. There is a French inscription below this scene that identifies the artist, title and publisher of the print.
Eugène Delacroix
Arabes d'Oran
etching, drypoint and roulette laid down on woven plate paper
6 15/16 in x 8 1/2 in (17.62 cm x 21.59 cm);6 15/16 in x 8 1/2 in (17.62 cm x 21.59 cm);14 3/8 in x 19 1/4 in (36.51 cm x 48.89 cm);10 7/8 in x 15 11/16 in (27.62 cm x 39.85 cm)
Museum Purchase
David Turnley
Gulf War, Iraq, from "Detroit Focus 2000"
black and white photograph on paper
11 in. x 14 in. ( 27.9 cm x 35.5 cm )
Gift of Detroit Focus 2000, and partial purchase with funds from the Jean Paul Slusser Memorial Fund

Persian poetry and proverbs anthology, manuscript leaf
ink and color, with touches of gold leaf on thin, glazed paper
8 3/16 in x 5 5/8 in (20.8 cm x 14.3 cm);8 3/8 in x 5 3/4 in (21.27 cm x 14.61 cm);19 3/8 in x 14 7/16 in (49.21 cm x 36.67 cm);15 1/2 in x 11 7/8 in (39.37 cm x 30.16 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Milton B. Freudenheim in memory of Otto F. Ege

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