“Roads of Arabia” expo at the Carnegie Museums, Pennsylvania, USA





معرض روائع آثار المملكة في متحف "كارينجي" بمدينة بيتسبرغ
 
His Royal Highness Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz, President of SCTH along with the Governor of Pennsylvania, Tom Corbett, on Friday, 21st June, inaugurated the Saudi Expo, "Roads of Arabia" in the Carnegie Museums in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in the United States. 

The opening ceremony was attended by a number of important political, cultural figures, in addition to representatives of Arab and international diplomatic corps in the United States. 

The Expo is displaying more than 227 rare Arabian relics covering a period starting from the Paleolithic Age (one million year BC) and ending in the modern Saudi State. The exhibition was wrapped up on 3rd November 2013. 

The exhibition focused on the ancient trade routes in the Arabian Peninsula and their impact on trade and intercultural exchange among Nations through archeological that were objects found along the ancient trade routes in the Arabian Peninsula. In addition, it highlighted the development of Haj routes after the emergence of Islam.

Carnegie Museums was second venue to host this unprecedented exhibition on the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the United States after the “Smithsonian Institution” in Washington, D.C., that saw strong turnout. 


      
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