PHOTOS: Louvre Abu Dhabi hosts Saudi artifacts from early human civilizations
Renowned Saudi exhibition, “Routes of Arabia,” has opened at the Louvre Abu Dhabi Museum this month, highlighting the cultural heritage of the Kingdom over the years.
Prince Sultan bin Salman, president of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage, said during a press conference how “the more civilized a nation is, the more it pays attention to its heritage.”
“We are a nation that has not met an oil well, but has a glorious history, and human and civil contributions based on a system of moral values,” he also said.
The critically acclaimed exhibition, which will opened this month and will continue until Feb. 16, explores the rich history of the Arabian Peninsula through archaeological and cultural artifacts.
The timing of holding the exhibition coincides Louvre Abu Dhabi’s first anniversary.
Al Arabiya English has toured the expo capturing some of the unique Saudi artifacts put on display at the Louvre Abu Dhabi.
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