The National Museum, Sultanate of Oman The Building and Collections

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Scala Arts & Heritage Publishers Ltd

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9781785510847
Hardcover, slipcase
Scala Arts Publishers Inc
Territory: USA & Canada
Size: 9.5 in x 12 in
Pages: 400
Illustrations: 250 color

RRP $110.00

  • The first large-scale publication dedicated to this new cultural center, which opened to the public in July 2016
  • A lavish publication that will fascinate anyone with an interest in the Middle East, offering insight into Oman's past, present and future
  • Beautifully designed with new color photography

The National Museum, Sultanate of Oman, is dedicated to preserving and showcasing the treasures of Oman's cultural heritage. The magnificent new building, opened in July 2016, houses a collection that spans Oman's history from the earliest human settlement - around two million years ago - to the present day.

Illustrated throughout with highlights from the galleries, this book illuminates Oman's rich maritime, military and religious history.

Contents:
Introduction
Land and People
Maritime History
Arms and Armour
Civilisation in the making
Aflaj
Currency
Prehistory and Ancient History
The Land of Frankincense

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