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Khatt: Egypt’s Calligraphic Landscape


ISBN: 9780863569012

Hardcover: 160 pages
Publisher: Saqi Books, 2018
Language: English
Product Dimensions: 23 x 0.9 x 23.5 cm


Featuring beautiful and unique examples of these written expressions, Khatt is an extensive visual documentation of the found typography and calligraphy in Egypt, a calligraphy hub that possesses a rich tradition of education and production in the field. This timely volume records the traditional craftsmanship of hand-painted calligraphy, which is fast disappearing because of the digitisation of the Arabic script.

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