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Sultana's Reality
Image from Sultana's Reality, written, designed and animated by Afrah Shafiq

Sultana's Reality

  • Online
In this Alice in Wonderland-styled interactive adventure, playfully...
New Middle East Galleries
Penn Museum
Slipper coffin, Nippur, Iraq.

New Middle East Galleries

  • Penn Museum, Philadelphia
The 4,500-year-old crown jewels of a queen. One of the world's...
Tomb of Menna in the Theban Necropolis

Tomb of Menna in the Theban Necropolis

  • American Research Center in Egypt, al-Qarna, Egypt, online
Some 3,000 years ago, on the west bank of the Nile in al-Qarna, Egypt...
Virtual Tours: Harvard Museum of the Ancient Near East 3-D Models and Museum Tour
3-D view of the coffin of Ankh-Khonsu, Thebes, Egypt, Dynasty 22 (945–712 BCE); painted wood. 

Virtual Tours: Harvard Museum of the Ancient Near East 3-D Models and Museum Tour

  • Online, by the Harvard Museum of Ancient Near East
Collections at the Harvard Museum of the Ancient Near East (formerly the...
Virtual Tour: Zawiya-Sabil Faraj ibn Barquq, Cairo
3-D doll-house view of Zawiya-Sabil Faraj ibn Barquq.

Virtual Tour: Zawiya-Sabil Faraj ibn Barquq, Cairo

  • Online, by the American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE)
Constructed between the years 1408 and 1409 CE, the Zawiya and Sabil...
Oman: The Land of Frankincense
The National Museum of Oman
Vessel, soft stone, 1200 to 800 BCE.

Oman: The Land of Frankincense

  • through December 12, 2022
  • The State Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg
This exhibit presents finds from archeological excavations carried...
Mediterranean Marketplaces: Connecting the Ancient World

Mediterranean Marketplaces: Connecting the Ancient World

  • April 5, 2020
  • Harvard Semitic Museum, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Today consumers use the Internet and digital banking to acquire the...

Tears That Taste of the Sea

  • April 13, 2021 through June 12, 2021
  • October Gallery, London
This exhibition, by Rachid Koraïchi, presents a select sampling of the artist's works in different media created during this past year of global crisis. The works are linked together by the...
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Exhibition 1

  • through August 13, 2021
  • Institute of Arab & Islamic Art, New York
This exhibition examines how architecture and its geometries enters an artist’s consciousness and vocabularies and, in turn, the artist’s work. With upbringings from the Gulf...
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Reflections: Contemporary Art of the Middle East and North Africa

  • through August 15, 2021
  • The British Museum, London
This exhibition weaves together a tapestry of artistic expression from artists born in, or connected to, countries from the Gulf region to the Western Sahara. More than 100 works on paper...
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Reflections: Contemporary Art of the Middle East and North Africa

  • February 11, 2021 through August 15, 2021
  • British Museum, London
This exhibit features more than 100 works on paper that celebrate more than a decade of collecting contemporary art of the Middle East and North Africa. The exhibit weaves together a rich...
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Mesopotamia: Civilization Begins

  • through August 16, 2021
  • Getty Villa, Pacific Palisades, California
This exhibition explores the land “between the rivers” in modern-day Iraq—home to the Sumerians, Babylonians and Assyrians. Among their many achievements are the earliest...
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Nubia: Treasures of Ancient Africa

  • through August 22, 2021
  • Saint Louis Art Museum
The kingdoms of Nubia flourished along the upper Nile Valley, now in Sudan, and they provided  strategic links among central and eastern Africa, western Asia, and the Mediterranean for more...
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Mummies of the World: The Exhibition

  • through September 6, 2021
  • Saint Louis Science Center
This exhibition features 40 human and animal mummies and 85 rare artifacts from not only Egypt but also South America and Europe, all dating as far back as 4,500 years. Providing a window into the...
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Sleep Tight! Bedcovers and Hangings From Around the World

  • through September 12, 2021
  • Allentown Art Museum, Pennsylvania
This exhibition features outstanding bedcovers and bed curtains from the museum’s collection, bringing together textile masterpieces such as embroidered suzanis from Central Asia, hand...
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Shahzia Sikander: Extraordinary Realities

  • June 18, 2021 through September 26, 2021
  • The Morgan Library & Museum, New York
Pakistani American artist Shahzia Sikander is internationally celebrated for bringing Indo-Persian miniature-painting traditions into dialog with contemporary art practice. This exhibition tracks...
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