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Insights into ancient South Arabia: the collection of the Museo Nazionale d'Arte Orientale "G. Tucci" in Rome

Irene Rossi and Alexia Pavan (with a contribution by Paola D'Amore) 2015, Dedizioni, 105 pp., ISBN 978-88-95613-24-6

The collection of ancient South Arabian objects from the Museo Nazionale d’Arte Orientale ‘Giuseppe Tucci’ has been growing larger since 1976 and includes four collections containing ceramics, sculptures, reliefs, architectural elements, inscriptions, bronze objects, terracotta figurines and coins. ...

Art and technique in Yemen. The bronzes from the Museum of Baynun

Alessandra Avanzini (ed.) 2009, Bandecchi e Vivaldi, 131 pp., ISBN: 8883414411

This catalogue has been published on the occasion of the exhibition "Art and technique in Yemen. The bronzes from the Museum of Baynun", which took place at Pisa from May, 27th to June, 10th 2009. The exhibition was an initiative which is part of the Italy-Yemen cooperation project CASIS, whose aim...

The Museum of Baynun

Alessandra Avanzini and Alessia Prioletta 2010, pp. 24

The museum of Baynun is the largest museum of the Dhamar governorate in terms of number of objects and their artistic and historical importance. The museum, founded in 1990 by sheikh A. al-Huzeizi, collects the antiquities found in Baynun and the surrounding areas. More than 70 inscriptions,...

Oman, the land of Sindbad the sailor

Alessandra Avanzini, Alexia Pavan and Michele Degli Esposti 2012, pp. 44

The exhibition that was set up in the Museo di S. Matteo - Pisa in 2012 intended to illustrate Oman by drewing connections between this distant, exotic land and more familiar things. The title of the catalogue suggests how closely the fortunes and the destiny of the country were linked to the sea...

The Museums of Dhamar

Alessandra Avanzini and Alessia Prioletta 2010, pp. 24

This brochure includes a short guides of both the Regional and the University Museums of Aden, produced within the project CASIS. The Regional Museum is the main museum of the Dhamar governorate. It was built at Hirran, north of Dhamar city, in 2002. Its pre-Islamic collection comprises over...

The National Museum of Aden

Alessandra Avanzini and Alessia Prioletta 2010, 20 pp.

The National Museum of Aden is located in a wonderful colonial building of “Qasr al-Sultan”, in the Crater. Founded in 1966, it is one of the greatest Yemeni museums for number of pieces and prestige. Its huge collection of antiquities had to comprise some 500 pieces, especially from the kingdoms...

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