The Melikian Collection Hosts Visiting Scholar

The Melikian Collection was pleased to host a scholar from Humboldt University in Berlin the week of May 27, 2024. She was here as part of the ERC Dharma Project and was photographing some of the Collection’s 41 medieval metal decrees, some dating to 549 AD. The photographs will be

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Object of the Month – April

April’s Object of the Month is the occult text “Divnama – The Almanac of Demons.” This richly illustrated text is attributed to the prophet Solomon, who by Qur’anic tradition could control all animals. To learn more about Divnama – The Almanac of Demons

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Object of the Month – March

This month we feature an Ethiopian Qur’an from sub-Saharan Africa. It’s dated August 12, 1773 and was owned by a chieftain serving the Ethiopian Emperor. To see more about the Ethiopian Qur’an

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Object of the Month – October

In honor of Italian Heritage Month, our Object of the Month is a broadside from World War II honoring Italian martyrs of that conflict. View more about the Italian Martyrs Broadside

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Object of the Month – September

September is Hispanic Heritage Month, so our Object of the Month depicts scenes from Mexican history from 1870 through the 1940’s, as published by Taller de Gráfica Popular. See more Prints of the Mexican Revolution

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