Exhibition "Illuminations from Oman" Opens in Aleppo, Syria


On July 29, 2022, the National Museum of Oman inaugurated the exhibition Illuminations from Oman at the National Museum of Aleppo. This inauguration came within the framework of cultural and museum cooperation between the National Museum of Oman and the General Directorate of Antiquities and Museums, Syria. The exhibition will last for six months.

The exhibition, including about 32 Omani archaeological artefacts, highlights the prominent periods and cultural diversity in the history of Oman across the ages, the frankincense trade in ancient times, four archaeological sites included in the UNESCO World Heritage List, and the features of the beauty of the Arabic language and calligraphy, etc. Dr. Lubana Mushouh, the Minister of Culture of the Syrian Arab Republic, with the participation of the Governor of Aleppo, and representative from the Embassy of the Sultanate of Oman in the Syrian Arab Republic attended the opening ceremony.

It is noteworthy that this is the fourth stop of the aforementioned initiative, as the first initiative titled “Oman Day” was launched at the Hermitage Museum, Russia in 2018, the second year at National Museum of Fine Arts in the Republic of Belarus in 2019, and the third stop was at the Damascus National Museum in 2021.

Source: Times of Oman