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...

Outlands

  • The Empty Quarter, online.
This exhibit presents a collection of landscape and portraiture works that explore remote locations and rural outposts in China and regions around the Arctic circle by Dubai-based photographer...
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Rain Room

  •  permanently sited in Al Majarrah, Sharjah, UAE
Rain Room, a site specific installation created by London-based collaborative-studio Random International, provides an immersive experience of continuous rainfall. When visitors enter the room...
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Reclaiming Identity: Dismantling Arab Stereotypes

  • Arab American National Museum, Dearborn, Michigan, online
This exhibition conveys that Arab Americans have been an integral part of US society since its inception. It shows the discrepancies between who Arab Americans are, how Arab Americans see...
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Sorgente di Luce (Source of Light)

  • Ithra, Dhahran
This 30-meter-tall installation is comprised of three bronze "trees" is a site-specific work for the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (Ithra) by Italian artist...
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Sultana's Reality

  • Online
In this Alice in Wonderland-styled interactive adventure, playfully designed and animated by Indian artist Afrah Shafiq, readers are invited to scroll through five chapters of the relationship...
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The Ancient Mediterranean

  • Glyptoteket, Copenhagen
The Ancient Mediterranean presents a cultural-historical narrative of the cultures of the Mediterranean told through the more than 1,000 archeological objects from Glyptoteket’s collection...
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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, this relatively modest tomb was built and decorated for a man named Menna. Rediscovered in 1886, it can now be experienced in...
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Trans-Cultural Relations, Global Biographies—Islamic Art?

  • Pergamonmuseum, Berlin
Selected artifacts currently on display in the Museum für Islamische Kunst at the Pergamonmuseum illustrate how diverse objects have migrated across continents and how, on closer inspection...
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Virtual Tour: Aslam al-Silahdar Mosque

  • Online, from the American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE)
The long reign of the 14th-century Mamluk Sultan al-Nasir Muhammad, followed by the quick succession of his many sons on the throne were tumultuous times of violent power struggles. And yet it was...
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