In order to get more accurate results, our search has the following Google-Type search functionality:
If you use '+' in front of a word, then that word will be present in the search results.
ex: Harry +Potter will return results with the word 'Potter'.
If you use '-' in front of a word, then that word will be absent in the search results.
ex: Harry -Potter will return results without the word 'Potter'.
If you use 'AND' between two words, then both of those words will be present in the search results.
ex: Harry AND Potter will return results with both 'Harry' and 'Potter'.
If you use 'OR' between two words, then bth of those words may or may not be present in the search results.
ex: Harry OR Potter will return results with just 'Harry', results with just 'Potter' and results with both 'Harry' and 'Potter'.
If you use 'NOT' before a word, then that word will be absent in the search results.
ex: Harry NOT Potter will return results without the word 'Potter'.
Placing '""' around words will perform a phrase search. The search results will contain those words in that order.
ex: "Harry Potter" will return any results with 'Harry Potter' in them, but not 'Potter Harry'.
Using '*' in a word will perform a wildcard search. The '*' signifies any number of characters. Searches can not start with a wildcard.
ex: Pot*er will return results with words starting with 'Pot' and ending in 'er'. In this case, 'Potter' will be a match.
COLLECTIONS FROM THE VATICAN ANIMA MUNDI MUSEUM, THE SHARJAH MUSEUMS AUTHORITY AND THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AUSTRALIA
`So That You Might Know Each Other': Faith and Culture in Islam brings together nearly 100 objects from collections held in the Vatican, the Emirate of Sharjah and Australia, to give audiences a glimpse into the lives and culture of Islamic communities across Africa, the Middle East, Asia and Australia. The artefacts range from the late 17th to the early 20th century and include textiles, jewellery, armour, books and manuscripts, musical instruments, furniture, richly coloured Imperial ceramics and calligraphy, chosen to highlight the diversity of Muslims around the world, their achievements, traditions and spirituality. The National Museum of Australia has contributed two intriguing stories reflecting the unique contributions to Australian history by people of Islamic faith.