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‘Tombstone of ‘Abbas, Son of ‘Abdallah, Son of Muhammad, Son of Nasih’, (9th century C.E.) al-Ma’la Cemetery, Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Basalt, National Museum, Riyadh.

‘Tombstone of ‘Abbas, Son of ‘Abdallah, Son of Muhammad, Son of Nasih’, (9th century C.E.) al-Ma’la Cemetery, Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Basalt, National Museum, Riyadh.

Highlights from ‘Roads of Arabia’ at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

‘Roads of Arabia: Archaeology and History of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’ at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art includes more than 200 recently excavated objects from the Arabian Peninsula, none of which had been seen outside Saudi Arabia until 2010. Below we present a selection of highlights from the show. Click on any image to launch the slideshow.

Click here for the curator’s introduction to the exhibition

‘Roads of Arabia: Archaeology and History in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’ is at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City from 25 April–6 July 2014.

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