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Past glory shines at Indonesian Islamic Art Museum

  • Nedi Putra AW

    Contributor

Lamongan, East Java   /   Tue, May 28 2019   /  02:58 am

Selfie time: Visitors take a picture in front of a replica of Knight of Moslem in a coat of armor.Lamongan, a coastal town in the north of East Java, offers historical information on the world of Islam through the Indonesian Islamic Art Museum.The museum, located in Lamongan’s Paciran district, depicts the grandeur of Islam throughout the globe through various features displayed across three main zones.The first zone is the museum’s audiovisual zone, where visitors can watch a 15-minute film about the history of Islamic civilizations, from the Arabian Peninsula, the arrival of Prophet Muhammad and the caliphate period to the worldwide propagation of Islam.The museum’s second zone features historical objects from the past glory of Islam from ancient kingdoms and empires located in Turkey, Mughal (now Pakistan and India), China and Indonesia.Finally, the third zone displays a diorama...