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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
Lawrence Abu Hamdan’s Walled Unwalled and Other Monologues
through June 11, 2023
MoMA, New York
Lawrence Abu Hamdan’s Walled Unwalled and Other Monologues invites visitors to consider the “ear-witness” as a form of legal testimony, and how the physical act of listening can...
Amarna: City of the Sun God
January 26, 2022 through June 18, 2023
This exhibition couple Akhenaten and Queen Nefertitti as a new place of residence, which although housing palaces for the royal family, residential areas, workshops and burial grounds, quickly...
Figural Representation in Islamic Art
through August 6, 2023
Allen Memorial Art Museum
Figural Representation in Islamic Art showcases different types of representation in Islamic art works by contemporary artists Shirin Neshat and Burhan Doğançay. Mosque decoration is often without...
Sharjah Air Station: The First Landing 90 Years Ago
through September 3, 2023
Al Mahatta Museum
Sharjah Air Station: The First Landing 90 Years Ago commemorates the UAE’s 90 years of prosperity and development in the aviation field and the first aircraft landing in Sharjah. It also...
Artists making books: poetry to politics
through September 17, 2023
The British Museum
Artists making books: poetry to politics highlights the relationship between artists and poets, and the influences that inform their work, from family to politics and everything in between. This...
Women Defining Women in Contemporary Art of the Middle East and Beyond
through September 24, 2023
LACMA, Los Angeles
Women Defining Women in Contemporary Art of the Middle East and Beyond presents 75 works by women artists who were born, or live in, what can broadly be termed Islamic societies. Each through her...
Shifting the Silence
September 5, 2022
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Shifting the Silence features dynamic works by 32 women artists who use the radical language of abstraction to enhance our understanding of the world we inhabit. Named after artist l Adnan's...
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...
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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