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...
From Kalīla wa Dimna to La Fontaine: Travelling Through Fables
Kalila wa Dimna. 13th-century manuscript. Bibliothèque nationale de France.

From Kalīla wa Dimna to La Fontaine: Travelling Through Fables

  • through July 21, 2024
  • Louvre Abu Dhabi
From Kalīla wa Dimna to La Fontaine: Travelling Through Fables traces...

Net Zero

  • June 30, 2024
  • Ithra, Dhahran
Net Zero provides a creative and educational platform to drive awareness of and engagement around sustainability and global environmental challenges. Showcasing the works of 16 international and...
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A Woman’s Afterlife: Gender Transformation in Ancient Egypt

  • Brooklyn Museum of Art
The ancient Egyptians believed that to make rebirth possible for a deceased woman, she briefly had to turn into a man. Guided by new research inspired in part by feminist scholarship, the...
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African Art Gallery

  • Art Institute of Chicago
The recently reinstalled African ArtGallery uses a revised color and lighting scheme to create a more intimate experience that showcases the artistic quality and cultural resonances of individual...
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An Anniversary: Women Driving, Through the Eyes of Six Saudi Female Artists

  • Ithra, online
Celebrating the second anniversary of the historical royal decree that lifted the ban on women driving in Saudi Arabia, this online exhibition allows viewers a chance to see how Saudi female...
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Ancient Egypt: From Discovery to Display

  • Penn Museum, Philadelphia.
This exhibit provides a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to walk in the shoes of an archeologist. It peels back the curtain and gives a behind-the-scenes view of the journey artifacts take on...
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Ancient Egypt: From Discovery to Display

  • Penn Museum, Philadelphia
This exhibition provides visitors the opportunity to walk in the shoes of an archeologist through a behind-the-scenes view of the journey artifacts take on their way from excavation to...
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Art Dubai 2020

  • Dubai, online
Art Dubai is one of the world’s leading international art fairs, reflecting the unique qualities of the city in which it takes place: future-facing, ambitiously international and culturally...
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Beni Hasan Cemetery Museum Tomb Tour in 360

  • Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum, San Jose, California
Modeled after several rock-cut tombs found at the Beni Hasan cemetery site in Middle Egypt, this tomb was constructed to show a style found during the Middle Kingdom (2066–1650 BCE). Beni...
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Dream and Trauma: Reopening of the Carpet Halls at the Museum für Islamische Kunst

  • Pergamonmuseum, Berlin
Carpets of Islamic cultures are also integral to European cultural history. As a testimony to the ongoing exchange between Europe and the Middle East, they also form a focal point in the...
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