Interactive Exhibits

Immerse yourself in the dynamic history of the alphabets.

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Phoenician Exhibition

The Phoenicians through their inscriptions.

The most determining characteristic of the Phoenician culture is the script and the language. All Phoenician cities shared the same language which is referred to in modern literature as Phoenician. The Phoenicians used the alphabetic script to write their language and they are accredited with its transmission to the Greeks and to countries around the Mediterranean basin.

Phoenician Exhibition
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Nabataean Exhibition

The Nabataeans through their inscriptions.

Inscriptions are an important documentation on Nabataean heritage and one of the most important sources of history and culture. Dated inscriptions are the basis of the study on the development of Nabataean writing and on the derivation of Arabic writing.

Nabataean Exhibition
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South Arabian Exhibition

The South Arabians through their inscriptions.

Land of aromatic materials by excellence, mythical and mysterious place in the eyes of Mediterranean populations. The Arabia Felix (today’s Yemen) was home to a long-lasting culture that originated in the early first millennium BC and continued until the sixth Century AD.

South Arabian Exhibition