The National Museum, Sultanate of Oman is dedicated to preserving and showcasing the treasures of Oman's cultural heritage. A magnificent new building, located in Muscat, marks the emergence of this major new international museum, and will house more than 7,000 pieces showcasing Oman's history from the earliest human settlement to the present time. This official visitor guidebook is being published to mark the opening of the new museum. Illustrated throughout with objects from the collection and texts, it features highlights from all the museum's galleries, including The Land and the People, Maritime History, Arms and Armour, Civilisation in the Making, Aflaj, Currency, Prehistory and Ancient History, Splendours of Islam, Oman and the World, Intangible Heritage and Oman's modern Renaissance.
Publisher: Scala Arts & Heritage Publishers Ltd
Number of pages: 72
Weight: 195 g
Dimensions: 190 x 165 x 6 mm