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History & Heritage


In Rome, Saudi culture is in the spotlight

In the Italian capital, an exhibition on Saudi antiquities is currently breaking records, according to the Saudi Press Agency.

That day, more than 6,500 people have come to the exhibition “Trade Routes in the Arabian Peninsula – Masterpieces of Saudi Arabian Antiquities through the Ages”, which is currently being held in Rome. According to the Saudi news agency, this would be a record number of visits in one day for the exhibition, second only to the number of visits to an Italian museum that day. 

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Exhibition: Al Ula, Wonder of Arabia

A journey through time  

The exhibition, which began on 26 November for a period of three months, presents more than 326 works and relics retracing history from the Stone Age all the way to the establishment of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by the late King Abdulaziz bin Abdulrahman Al Saud. 

Published on 4 December 2019