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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...

Heaven, Earth and the Underworld: Old Master Prints from the Permanent Collection

  • through July 18, 2021
  • The Printing Museum, Houston
This exhibition features more than 40 woodcuts, engravings and etchings, and it traces the early history of printmaking in Western Europe from workshops of armor- decorators to those of the...
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Mesopotamia: Civilization Begins

  • through July 27, 2021
  • Getty Villa, Online
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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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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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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Adornment: Jewelry of South Asia’s Nomadic Cultures

  • through October 5, 2021
  • Art Institute of Chicago
During the 19th and early 20th centuries, cattle-herding nomadic tribes from geographically and culturally diverse Afghanistan, Pakistan and India moved seasonally across Central and South Asia in...
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She Who Wrote: Enheduanna and Women of Mesopotamia

  • June 18, 2021 through January 9, 2022
  • The Morgan Library & Museum, New York
This exhibit brings together for the first time a comprehensive selection of artworks that capture rich and shifting expressions of the lives of women in Mesopotamia during the third millennium BCE...
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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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