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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...

Falcons: The Art of the Hunt

  • March 1, 2022 through July 17, 2022
  • Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Falcons: The Art of the Hunt offers a glimpse into the fascinating world of falcons. Swift, fierce and loyal, falcons have been celebrated for millennia. Ancient Egyptians associated them with...
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Queen Nefertari's Egypt

  • through July 17, 2022
  • New Orleans Museum of Art
Queen Nefertari's Egypt features 230 objects from the artisan village of Deir-el-Medina, home to those who created the royal tombs, including that of Queen Nefertari. This exhibition showcases...
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Pharaoh of the Two Lands: The African Story of the Kings of Napata

  • through July 25, 2022
  • Louvre Museum
Pharaoh of the Two Lands: The African Story of the Kings of Napata highlights the importance of the vast Nubian kingdom, located in what is now southern Egypt and northern Sudan. In the eighth...
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Omar Ba: A Journey Beyond Illusion

  • through August 7, 2022
  • Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels
Omar Ba: A Journey Beyond Illusion is characterized by enigma and poetic intensity that express the Senegalese artist's subconscious and his symbolic interpretation of reality. Ba engages with...
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Crossing Borders: Helen Zughaib

  • through August 20, 2022
  • Kennedy Center/ REACH
Crossing Borders: Helen Zughaib continues the artist's 11-year journey into issues of migration, displacement, war and hope. This exhibit includes new installations using wood and shoes...
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Jamel Shabazz: Eyes on the Street

  • through September 4, 2022
  • Bronx Museum
Jamel Shabazz: Eyes on the Street, by the Brooklyn-born photographer, serves as a formidable archive of New York's communities in the outer boroughs. He captures the intricate ballet of...
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Assyria: Palace Art of Ancient Iraq

  • March 1, 2022 through September 5, 2022
  • Getty Villa Museum, Los Angeles
Assyria: Palace Art of Ancient Iraq, through the museum's masterworks on special loan from the British Museum, reveals how Assyrian kings in the ninth to seventh centuries BCE decorated their...
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Life in a Cup: Coffee Culture in the Islamic World

  • through September 18, 2022
  • The British Museum
Life in a Cup: Coffee Culture in the Islamic World explores the traditions that make coffee : way of life in parts of the Islamic world. Coffeehouses emerged as meeting places where people of...
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Ujal Hagverdiyev: Conversation in Presence

  • through October 16, 2022
  • Yarat Contemporary Art Space, Baku
Ujal Hagverdiyev: Conversation in Presence features 250 works of art and graphics that transfuse the late Azerbaijani artist's idea of "presence in space," illustrating all aspects of...
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