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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...

A People by the Sea: Narratives of the Palestinian Coast

  • through October 31, 2022
  • The Palestinian Museum
A People by the Sea: Narratives of the Palestinian Coast sheds light on the history of the Eastern Mediterranean coast. It considers possible futures by reviewing and reflecting on past experiences...
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Think Big! Gail Rothschild Paints Portraits of Late Antique Egyptian Textiles

  • through October 31, 2022
  • Bode-Museum, Berlin
Think Big! Gail Rothschild Paints Portraits of Late Antique Egyptian Textiles features Egyptian tapestries from the museum's collection that become the source of inspiration for New York artist...
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Taking Shape: Abstraction From the Arab World, 1950s–1980s

  • September 4, 2022 through December 4, 2022
  • The Block Museum of Art, Evanston, Illinois
From the 1950s through the 1980s, painters and sculptors throughout the Arab world explored challenges and possibilities of abstraction in art. The exhibition explores intricate geometries of color...
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Oman: The Land of Frankincense

  • through December 12, 2022
  • The State Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg
This exhibit presents finds from archeological excavations carried out in the Sultanate of Oman over the past 50 years, with treasures dating from the third to first millennium BCE. The...
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The Little Prince: Taking Flight

  • October 14, 2022 through January 15, 2023
  • The Morgan Library & Museum, New York
The Little Prince: Taking Flight shows the beloved story of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's unforgettable fictive landscape of The Little Prince (1943). Watercolors, drawings and manuscript drafts...
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Ibrahim El-Salahi: Pain Relief Drawings

  • October 7, 2022 through January 15, 2023
  • Drawing Center, New York
Ibrahim El-Salahi: Pain Relief Drawings presents nearly 300 drawings from one of the most-significant artists in African and Arab modernism. A hundred of those works drafted on the back of medicine...
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Jordan Nassar - Solo Exhibition

  • August 11, 2022 through January 29, 2023
  • Institute of Contemporary Art
Jordan Nassar, the first solo exhibition by the US artist in Boston, presents embroidered and mixed-media works drawing on traditional Palestinian craft techniques to investigate ideas of home...
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Hieroglyphs: Unlocking Ancient Egypt

  • October 13, 2022 through February 19, 2023
  • The British Museum, London
Hieroglyphs: Unlocking Ancient Egypt charts the race to decipher Egyptian hieroglyphs. From initial efforts by medieval Arab travelers and Renaissance scholars to more focused progress by French...
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Amarna

  • October 6, 2022 through February 26, 2023
  • Glyptoteket
Amarna traces the rise and fall of Amarna, the magnificent city built by pharaonic Egypt's royal couple Akhenaten and Queen Nefertitti as a new place of residence, which although housing...
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