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Dhamar Regional Museum

The Regional Museum is the main museum of the Dhamar governorate. It was built at Hirran, north of Dhamar city, in 2002.
It has several exhibition halls, a lecture hall, a computer laboratory and storerooms.
Its pre-Islamic collection comprises over hundred inscriptions of various provenance and period, whereas the section dedicated to the Islamic archaeology contains some decorated artefacts bearing Arabic inscriptions, in addition to jewels and other handmade products of traditional handicrafts in Dhamar.
The most important object is the wooden minbar (pulpit) from the Great Mosque of Dhamar city, which is dated to the fourth century Hegira.