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Unique Archeological Artifacts from ancient Kuwait showcased in Sharjah Archaeology Museum

14 October 2019

Sharjah Archaeology Museum, part of Sharjah Museums Authority (SMA), is hosting a six-month long exhibition that showcases Kuwait’s ancient history.

Sharjah Archaeology Museum, part of Sharjah Museums Authority (SMA), is hosting a six-month long exhibition that showcases Kuwait’s ancient history.

Held in cooperation with the Kuwaiti National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters (KNCCAL); "The Splendid Archaeology of Kuwait" exhibition includes artifacts excavated from different locations in the country and date back as far as the Hellenistic period. 

Running from October 16, 2019 until April 16 next year, the exhibition features stone-age hunting tools, fragments of pottery from the Hellenistic period (3000 BC), bronze age hunting equipment, weapons and seals, in addition to Aramaic transcripts, photos, statues, temples, settlements and burial sites.

Manal Ataya, Director-General of SMA, said: “We are pleased to host The Splendid Archaeology of Kuwait, which comes as part of the Authority’s efforts to strengthen cooperation with its counterparts across the globe, and especially the region, as we share a common history.”

A series of lectures and workshops targeting all members of the family will accompany the exhibition including light in a bottle, making model boats and pottery engraving and decoration.

The exhibition is open from Saturday to Thursday: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM and at Friday: 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM.

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