0 Likes

Al Ain - Museum, weaving loom
Middle East

Al Ain National Museum is a museum in the city of Al Ain, within the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The museum, the oldest in the UAE, is located next to the Eastern Fort (or Sultan Fort). It is on the eastern side of the Al Ain Oasis, the largest oasis in Al Ain. It was built by the former UAE President, Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan. The museum was inaugurated by Sheikh Tahnoun bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, the Ruler's Representative in the Eastern Region, on 2 November 1971. The museum has two main sections on ethnographic and archaeological aspects of the country, especially around Al Ain. It includes finds from the Bronze Age tombs at the Hili Archaeological Park on the outskirts of Al Ain.

source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Al_Ain_National_Museum

Copyright: H.J.Weber
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 9368x4684
Taken: 04/04/2014
Uploaded: 12/04/2014
Updated: 09/06/2014
Views:

...


Tags: museum; weaving loom
comments powered by Disqus

H.J.Weber
Al Ain - Museum-2
H.J.Weber
Al Ain - Museum
H.J.Weber
Al Ain - Museum Sultan Bin Zayed Fort defense tower
H.J.Weber
Al Ain - Beduin tent and Fort Sultan Bin Zayed
H.J.Weber
Al Ain - Palm Oasis
H.J.Weber
Al Ain - Palm Oasis
H.J.Weber
Al Ain - Museum Sultan Bin Zayed Fort
H.J.Weber
Al Ain - Museum-3
Roderz Itzme
Al Ain Oasis Palm Trees
rosspisvena
Masjid AL RUBAINAH Mosque ALAIN OASIS
H.J.Weber
Al Ain - ice ringe in the Shopping Mall
Edgardo Gozun Tumang
Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Street
Aleksandr Reznik
20140526 011246 Utah Night Sky. Pinewoods resort
ErcanKapkac
Gazi Orhan Bey Mosque-Orhangazi
carlos martin
Water Mirror at The Place de la Bourse, Bordeaux, France
Erik Bjers
The Courthouse at Petra, Wadi Musa, Jordan
Jerzy Pajor
Jerzy Kedziora - Balancing Sculptures
David Burton
Upper level of Sanhsia Tsu Shi Taoist Temple in New Taipei City, Taiwan
Andrey Litvinov
First Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko panoramic
zeljko soletic
Appartements Napoléon III, Grand Salon
Jerzy Pajor
JAGIELLONIAN UNIVERSITY – COLLEGIUM NOVUM - Assembly Hall - 1 gigapixel Pajorama
You Changyeol
2014 SEOUL KIMCHI MAKING & SHARING FESTIVAL
zeljko soletic
Viewing from the second floor of the Eiffel Tower
Gary Davies
Stevenson Tower, Mull of Galloway
H.J.Weber
Krakau - city-center
H.J.Weber
Freyung - Rathaus
H.J.Weber
Kadernberg - Aussichtsturm Vogelperspektive
H.J.Weber
Thurmansbang - Maria Bründl
H.J.Weber
Ilz - Ettlmühle Kanal u. Wasserrad
H.J.Weber
Canary Island - Mundo Aborigen, an aborigin family
H.J.Weber
Abu Dhabi - Museum draw well
H.J.Weber
Glogau - Ruines of the Cathedrale
H.J.Weber
Schärding - Passauer Tor
H.J.Weber
Saporoschja - Roadworks
H.J.Weber
North India - Viewpoint on top of trekking path
H.J.Weber
Museums Dorf - Oberer Dorfanger mit Gänsen
More About Middle East

Modern civilization began right here in the Tigris-Euphrates river valley. Also known as the Fertile Crescent or Mesopotamia, this is the place where, six thousand years ago, agriculture, writing and mathematics were brought into widespread use.The term "Middle East" comes from the British navy, which used it to describe the countries on the trade route from Europe to India and China. Everything from Afghanistan to Morocco may possibly be classified as "middle eastern", depending on whom you ask -- and when.Only a partial list of past Empires in the middle eastern territory includes Sumeria, Babylonia, Persia, the Ottoman Empire and the Roman Empire!When northern Europe was still lurking about in slimy cold stone castles playing chess, the Middle East was enjoying the flowers of poetry, luxurious craftsmanship, music and literature. In fact, the Renaissance in Europe was partly inspired by stories brought back from the middle east by travelers along the trade route.Strategic location, religious history and the world's largest supply of crude oil have kept the Middle East at the center of world activity for centuries. The saga continues.Text by Steve Smith.