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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...

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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Virtual Tour: Bab Zuwayla, Cairo

  • Online, by the American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE)
The Bab Zuwayla is a symbolic and historic site in Cairo that once functioned as the southern gate (bab) to the city's original settlement of al-Qahirah when it was founded in the late 10th...
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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 Faraj ibn Barquq is regarded as an exemplary Mamluk complex that contains a number of distinctive architectural and decorative...
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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 Harvard Semitic Museum) are used for teaching, research, exhibition and publication of the archeology, history, languages...
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Virtual Tours: The Red Palace, Common Ground, Step Into a Story

  • Cultural Foundation (online)
The Red Palace takes inspiration from the historical 20th century Red Palace and its role within Saudi Arabia's key historical and political events of that era. Collecting memorabilia, relics...
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