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Department of the History of Art and Archaeology

Mr Sami L. De Giosa

BSc (London), MA (London), MA (SOAS)


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Mr Sami L. De Giosa
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Thesis title:
Sultan Qaytbay and the decorative revival of the late Mamluk period.
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  • History of Islamic architecture
  • History of Islamic art
  • History of the Arab Lands 14th/15th c

PhD Research

The building programme of Sultan Qaytbay in Cairo during the last quarter of the 15th century, with a specific focus on architectural decoration.


  • Royal Asiatic Society
  • British Museum
  • V&A Museum
  • NVIC