The Archaeology of Bahrain 2500 BC - 300 AD
12 July - 16 September 2000
This exhibition reopens on the 31 January 2001
at the Dresden Museum and will be entitled
Unknown Paradise - The Archaeology of Bahrain.
A major collection of artefacts, never before seen in Britain, many of which date back four thousand years, are to be exhibited in London at the Brunei Gallery, SOAS. The exhibition presents the early history of this Arabian Gulf island state, the contents of which will come as a revelation to those who do not know the region.
The exhibition will include 600 objects on display and major themes covered will be Dilmun: The Holy Land; Centre of World Trade and British Excavations at Saar.
"Traces of Paradise - The Archaeology of Bahrain 2500 BC - 300 AD" presents the early history of this Arabian Gulf island state. Its content will come as a revelation to all who visit it.
Further Exhibition Details and Images
Exhibition Sponsored by:Ministry of Cabinet Affairs and Information, Bahrain
Quilter & Company Ltd
The Bahrain-British Foundation
The Bahrain Society
Aluminium Bahrain (ALBA)
Principal Academic Sponsor:
The Institute of Archaeology, University College London
The Dilmun Committee