Qaryat Al Faw
- Review: Asian Art Museum travels 'Roads of Arabia'
- The partial figures in stone in a nearby display were discovered in this manner: "In 2010 at Al-Magar, while digging for water, a camel herder found a menagerie of stone animals." They're also from about 7000 B.C.
- Relics from Saudi Arabia's First Millennium Heyday
- A new exhibit at San Francisco's Asian Art Museum presents artifacts from thousands of years ago when Saudi Arabia was at the center of a thriving incense trade that connected cities all over the region. Roads of Arabia: Archaeology and History of the ...
- Shared Quarters: "Roads of Arabia" Shows the Path of Civilization and Its
- That city, Qaryat al-Faw, was an important stop on the incense roads that took highly coveted frankincense from southern Arabia to cities north and onward, including Rome and Athens.
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- Once the close looking is over, visitors should wander among the courtyard display of early Islamic tombstones from the al-Ma'la Cemetery, which was vanquished by the 20th century urbanization of Mecca.
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- Visual art. Tour the open 'Roads'. Think of it as Saudi Arabia's answer to King Tut.
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