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Antiquities from The al-Sabah Collection at NMOQ

Exhibitions Doha 03 Oct 20
Antiquities from The al-Sabah Collection at NMOQ
The National Museum of Qatar unveils the landmark exhibition- Splendours of the Ancient East: Antiquities from The al-Sabah Collection from 3rd October.
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Event Location
National Museum of Qatar , Qatar
Area
Doha
Start Time
03 October 2020, 12:00 AM
End Time
03 January 2021, 12:00 AM

The National Museum of Qatar (NMoQ) will reopen its permanent galleries and unveil the landmark exhibition, Splendours of the Ancient East: Antiquities from The al-Sabah Collection, in its Temporary Exhibition Gallery.

The exhibition is based from the extraordinary holdings assembled in Kuwait by Sheikh Nasser Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah and Sheikha Hussa Sabah al-Salem al-Sabah. More than 170 objects provide a sweeping overview of the artistic and material culture of the ancient world, while also revealing new insights into the roots of Islamic art.

The objects selected for Splendours of the Ancient East: Antiquities from The al-Sabah Collection range in date from the third millennium BCE to the fifth century CE.

• jewelry and adornments (rings, earrings, necklaces, pendants, bracelets, buckles, and buttons)
• household furnishings (bowls, beakers, jars, ewers, cups, rhytons, bottles, dishes, and rugs)
• anthropomorphic and zoomorphic figurines and ritual objects decorative elements
• carved gemstones and seals

NMoQ’s reopening timings are as follows: Saturday to Thursday from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm, and 1:30 pm to 7:00 pm on Friday.

Splendours of the Ancient East: Antiquities from the al-Sabah Collection will be on view through 3 January, 2021.


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