L. A. Mayer Memorial Museum of Islamic Art

L.A. Mayer Memorial Museum of Islamic Art in Jerusalem, Israel is one of the famous museums in Jerusalem founded by the daughter of a scientific author and barrister, Sir David Lionel Salomons. The museum was established and opened to the public by Vera Bryce Salomons in 1974, located in Katamon, down the road of the center for the performing arts in Jerusalem, The Jerusalem theater.

L.A. Mayer Memorial Museum of Islamic Art in Jerusalem has 9 galleries that contains hundreds of magnificent objects that express the the art of Islamic countries throughout the ages. The museum houses antique chessboards, dominos and playing cards, breathtaking ceramic wares, excellent collection of glass and metal work, figurines and tiles, jewelries and helmets made in Islamic countries from Spain to India.

The museum was built in memory of Vera Bryce Solomons professor Leo Aryeh Mayer,  an Islamic art scholar and archeology at the Hebrew University. A further display of these museum is interesting collection of clocks around the world, including watches made by Breguet in Paris between 1769 and 1823 collected by the famous Solomon.

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