The photo shows the first installation of the Mshatta Facade in the Kaiser-Friedrich-Museum (now Bode-Museum) in 1904. Its presentation in a low-ceilinged ground-floor gallery was a compromise. The spectacular new accession sparked the establishment of a 'Persian and Islamic Department’: the first museum department of its kind in Europe.
© Zentralarchiv, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

Pergamonmuseum
Mshatta in focus
The Jordanian desert palace in historical photographs

03.10.2014 to 15.03.2015

The image shows the arrival of the Mogul Emperor Shah Jahan.
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin. Museum für Islamische Kunst/ photo : Georg Niedermeiser

Pergamonmuseum
Pride and Passion. Male Portraits and Images from the Mogul Era (1526-1858)

27.06.2014 to 28.09.2014

The image shows Hindi-souvereign Raja Shamsher Sen smoking a waterpipe.
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum für Islamische Kunst / Ingrid Geske

Pergamonmuseum
Love for Pleasure
Wine, Tobacco and Drugs in Indian Paintings.

21.03.2014 to 22.06.2014

The image depicts Sheikh Ubaidullah in front of a bookbinder store talking to the owner and some people.
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum für Islamische Kunst

Pergamonmuseum
Ornament and Tongue: Bookbindings from the Islamic World

13.12.2013 to 16.03.2014

Market Gate of Miletus, reconstruction with modern additions, Roman, Trajanic, Miletus, around 100 AD.
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Antikensammlung / Johannes Laurentius, CC NC-BY-SA

Pergamonmuseum
Architecture of Antiquity
Market Gate of Miletus

Permanent exhibition

Façade of the caliph’s palace of Mshatta in the Pergamonmuseum
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / David von Becker

Pergamonmuseum
Islamic Cultures

Permanent exhibition

Schreitender Löwe von der Prozessionsstraße, Babylon, Zeit König Nebukadnezars II., 604–562 v. Chr.
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Vorderasiatisches Museum / Olaf M. Teßmer

Pergamonmuseum
Ancient Near Eastern Cultures

Permanent exhibition

Interactive panel on the history of the game of chess between North Africa and Europe
© Marlene Kettner

Pergamonmuseum
Trans-cultural Relations, Global Biographies – Islamic Art?

Permanent exhibition

Caucasian dragon rug from the 16th century
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum für Islamische Kunst / Teßmer

Pergamonmuseum
Dream and Trauma
Reopening of the Carpet Rooms in the Museum für Islamische Kunst

Permanent exhibition