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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
Omar and Unholy Wars
May 27, 2022 through June 12, 2022
Spoleto Festival USA, South Carolina
Omar and Unholy Wars, two new operas premiering at the upcoming 46th season of Spoleto Festival USA, expand the traditional opera canon. Omar, full-length opera by Grammy-award-winning musician...
Taking Shape: Abstraction from the Arab World, 1950s-1980s
February 12, 2022 through June 12, 2022
Johnson Museum of Art
Taking Shape: Abstraction from the Arab World, 1950s-1980s traces the emergence and development of abstraction in the Arab world through 60 paintings and sculptures by a group of artists from...
Baseera Khan: I am an Archive
March 1, 2022 through July 10, 2022
Brooklyn Museum, Elizabeth A. Sackler Center For Feminist Art, New York
Baseera Khan: I Am an Archive, using their own body as an archive, employs a variety of multimedia collage techniques (sculptures, installations, collages, drawings, photographs and textiles) to...
Falcons: The Art of the Hunt
March 1, 2022 through July 17, 2022
Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Falcons: The Art of the Hunt offers a glimpse into the fascinating world of falcons. Swift, fierce and loyal, falcons have been celebrated for millennia. Ancient Egyptians associated them with...
Queen Nefertari's Egypt
through July 17, 2022
New Orleans Museum of Art
Queen Nefertari's Egypt features 230 objects from the artisan village of Deir-el-Medina, home to those who created the royal tombs, including that of Queen Nefertari. This exhibition showcases...
Assyria: Palace Art of Ancient Iraq
March 1, 2022 through September 5, 2022
Getty Villa Museum, Los Angeles
Assyria: Palace Art of Ancient Iraq, through the museum's masterworks on special loan from the British Museum, reveals how Assyrian kings in the ninth to seventh centuries BCE decorated their...
Life in a Cup: Coffee Culture in the Islamic World
through September 18, 2022
The British Museum
Life in a Cup: Coffee Culture in the Islamic World explores the traditions that make coffee : way of life in parts of the Islamic world. Coffeehouses emerged as meeting places where people of...
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...
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...
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