Episode 2: The Jewels of the Maharajas
The jewels of the Maharajas symbolized power and a connection with the divine. Anyone who wanted to be a greater ruler wanted them.
When these jewels are traded on global auction markets, their histories are often lost or reduced to stories of their displacement.
CALL FOR PAPERS | SYMPOSIA IRANICA
SECOND BIENNIAL IRANIAN STUDIES CONFERENCE
Hosted by the University of Cambridge, UK, 8-9 April 2015
***Deadline: 15 November 2014***