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ʿAtaq Museum

A new collection, that of the ʿAtaq Museum, is avalaible in Arabia Antica

The ‘Ataq Museum was built in 1981 according to plans drawn by the French Archaeological Mission at Shabwa. Most of the pieces were transferred to ‘Ataq from  the Museum of Shabwa in 1981-1982 and displayed by Rémy Audouin, as well as Alexander Sedov exhibited material from the Yemeni-Soviet mission at Qana’ (Bir Alî).

The Museum preserves most of the objects from Wâdî Dura’ and Hajar am-Dhaibyyah excavations in addition to pottery from the wâdîs Markha, ‘Abadân, Dura’ etc., moved to the ‘Ataq museum since 1990.

An overview of the collection is now available in Arabia Antica, whereas the entire collection is being digitized in DASI.