2017_aam_logo_black

Thank you

Press Image Request


Permission is granted to reproduce these images solely in connection with a review or editorial commentary on Roads of Arabia: Archaeology and History of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia exhibition at the ASIAN ART MUSEUM Oct. 24, 2014–Jan. 18, 2015. All other reproductions are strictly prohibited without the prior written consent of the copyright holder and/or museum.
  • Part of a horse, possibly 7000 BCE. Saudi Arabia; Al-Magar site, Neolithic period (approx. 8000–3000 BCE). Stone. Courtesy of National Museum of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, 3172.
  • Anthromorphic stele, 4000–3000 BCE. Saudi Arabia; Qaryat al-Kaafa site, El-Maakir city. Sandstone. Courtesy of National Museum of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, 998.
  • Anthropomorphic stele, 4000–3000 BCE. Saudi Arabia; Qaryat al-Kaafa site, El-Maakir city. Sandstone. Courtesy of National Museum of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, 998.
  • Funerary inscription in Old Arabic, late 1st millennium BCE. Saudi Arabia; Qaryat al-Faw site. Limestone. Courtesy of National Museum of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, 887.
  • Statue, approx. 2500 BCE. Saudi Arabia; Tarut island. Limestone. Courtesy of National Museum of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh,38.
  • Cylindrical vessel with palm tree, approx. 2250–2000 BCE. Saudi Arabia; Tarut island, al-Rufayah village. Chlorite. Courtesy of National Museum of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, 3171.
  • Pedestal or altar, 500–300 BCE. Saudi Arabia; Tayma city. Sandstone. Courtesy of National Museum of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, 1021.
  • Funerary stele, 500–300 BCE. Saudi Arabia; Tayma city. Sandstone. Courtesy of Tayma Museum, T/M/119.
  • Head of a statue, 400–100 BCE. Saudi Arabia; Tayma city. Sandstone. Courtesy of Tayma Museum, 489.
  • Statue of a man, 400–200 BCE. Saudi Arabia; Al-Ula site. Sandstone. Courtesy of Department of Archaeology Museum, King Saud University, Riyadh, 137D4, 136D4.
  • Relief with a lion, 600–300 BCE. Saudi Arabia; Al-Ula site. Sandstone. Courtesy of Department of Archaeology Museum, King Saud University, Riyadh, 15D2.
  • Funerary mask, 1st century CE. Saudi Arabia; Thaj city, Tell al-Zayer site. Gold. Courtesy of National Museum of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, 2061.
  • Necklace with cameo, 1st century CE. Saudi Arabia; Thaj city, Tell al-Zayer site. Gold, pearls, turquoise, and ruby. Courtesy of National Museum of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, 2059.
  • Head of a man, 100 BCE–200 CE. Saudi Arabia; Qaryat al-Faw site. Bronze. Courtesy of Department of Archaeology Museum, King Saud University, Riyadh, 119F13.
  • Statuette of Heracles, 1st–3rd century CE. Saudi Arabia; Qaryat al-Faw site. Bronze. Courtesy of Department of Archaeology Museum, King Saud University, Riyadh, 214F7.
  • Chalice, 200–300 CE. Saudi Arabia; Qaryat al-Faw site. Silver, partly gilded. Courtesy of Department of Archaeology Museum, King Saud University, Riyadh, 34F16.
  • Date-shaped flask, approx. 75–125 CE. Roman Empire. Molded glass. Courtesy of National Museum of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, 2240.
  • Doors of the Ka'ba, 1635–1636 CE. Turkey; Ottoman dynasty (1299–1922). Gilded silver on wood. Courtesy of National Museum of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, 1355/1–2.
  • Incense burner, 1649. Turkey; Ottoman dynasty (1299–1922). Iron, gold, and silver. Courtesy of National Museum of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, 2999.
  • Jar, 600–800. Iraq. Earthenware painted with glaze. Department of Archaeology Museum, King Saud University, Riyadh, SN.
  • Bowl, 800–900. Iraq. Earthenware painted in polychrome lustre. Courtesy of National Museum of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, 2294.
  • Chopper, 2.6–1.8 million BCE. Shuwayhitiyah site; Early Lower Paleolithic period. Quartzite. Courtesy of National Museum of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, 10/19.