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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
American Research Center in Egypt, al-Qarna, Egypt,
Some 3,000 years ago, on the west bank of the Nile in al-Qarna, Egypt...
3-D view of the coffin of Ankh-Khonsu, Thebes, Egypt, Dynasty 22 (945–712
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...
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...
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Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
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...
Think Big! Gail Rothschild Paints Portraits of Late Antique Egyptian Textiles
through October 31, 2022
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
October 6, 2022 through February 26, 2023
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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