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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...
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...
Shahzia Sikander: Extraordinary Realities
Shahzia Sikander
"Web," by Shahzia Sikander, 2002.

Shahzia Sikander: Extraordinary Realities

  • October 2, 2020 through January 24, 2021
  • RISD Museum, Providence, Rhode Island
Pakistani American artist Shahzia Sikander is internationally celebrated...

The Turkmen Storage Bag

  • through November 15, 2020
  • de Young Museum, San Francisco
This small, focused exhibition showcases approximately nine storage bags representing five subgroups, taking advantage of the intimate space in the T. B. Walker Textile Education Gallery to present...
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It Comes in Many Forms: Islamic Art from the Collection

  • September 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020
  • RISD Museum, Providence, Rhode Island
This exhibition presents textiles, decorative arts, and works on paper that attest to the vast pluralism of Islam and its cultural and artistic expressions. From an Egyptian textile fragment dating...
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Shahzia Sikander: Extraordinary Realities

  • October 2, 2020 through January 24, 2021
  • RISD Museum, Providence, Rhode Island
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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Shahzia Sikander: Extraordinary Realities

  • October 2, 2020 through January 24, 2021
  • RISD Museum, Providence, Rhode Island
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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Worlds in Motion: Narrating Migration

  • through January 31, 2021
  • Weltkulturen Museum, Frankfurt, Germany
People have always been on the move, all around the world. As they move, they also take with them their lifestyles, language, music, and arts and crafts. Much of what is reputedly "authentic...
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Queen Nefertari's Egypt

  • December 6, 2020 through March 14, 2021
  • Kimbell Art Museum, Forth Worth, Texas
This exhibition celebrates the wives of pharaohs during the New Kingdom period (1550–1070 BCE), when Egyptian civilization reached its zenith. Not shown as merely royal wives, they were also...
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Heba Y. Amin: When I see the future, I close my eyes

  • October 1, 2020 through March 28, 2021
  • The Mosaic Rooms, London
This first UK-solo exhibition by Egyptian multimedia artist Heba Y. Amin investigates how narratives of regional politics in the Middle East relate to global concerns. Her research-based works take...
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Assyria: Palace Art of Ancient Iraq

  • through September 5, 2022
  • The Getty Villa, Pacific Palisades, California
Assyrian kings in the ninth to seventh centuries BCE decorated their palaces with masterful relief sculptures that represent a high point of Mesopotamian art, both for their artistic quality and...
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A Century in Flux: Highlights from the Barjeel Art Foundation

  • through May 30, 2023
  • Sharjah Art Museum, UAE
This long-term exhibition features a selection of key modernist paintings, sculptures and mixed media artworks from the Barjeel Art Foundation collection, known for its inclusion of significant...
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