8:33 pm - Thursday June 22, 2017

World's first Hajj exhibition to open at British Museum

http://t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSAt0fQBqAeXSDHM_Phvve5LeFACdHLU8zOeMQ_u3CgQZY8xzGPThe world’s first exhibition on Hajj – the annual Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca – opens this week at

the British Museum.

After years of negotiations with 13 countries, rare artefacts from Islam’s holiest sites have been brought to London.

The BBC’s Almeena Ahmed has been talking to Qaisra Khan, curator of

Hajj: Journey to the heart of Islam, and artist Ahmed Mater.

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