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Iraq wants Gilgmesh tablet back

US prosecutors are seeking to confiscate a rare ancient tablet from a Christian museum co-founded by the president of retailer Hobby Lobby. The 3,500-year-old artefact, from what is now Iraq, bears text from the Epic of Gilgamesh, one of the world’s oldest works of literature. Prosecutors allege that an auction …

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Louvre Abu Dhabi promotes tolerance among children

Today, Louvre Abu Dhabi’s Children’s Museum launched A Costume Adventure, an interactive adventure game inspired by the clothing portrayed in artworks from the museum’s permanent galleries. The adventure includes multiple stages, each presenting a unique challenge for children aged 4 – 10 to complete through interactive digital displays. Open from …

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Museum of Illusions to open in Dubai soon

A different kind of museum is opening in Dubai in just about two weeks and it is expected to become the next mega attraction for tourists and residents, especially Instagram fans. But there will be no Renoir paintings, artefacts or antiques to see. Instead, visitors can turn their world upside …

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Iconic projects taking distinctive shapes in Dubai

Two major projects in Dubai, the Museum of the Future and Mohammad Bin Rashid Library, are progressing fast, with their distinctive shapes now becoming obvious. The Museum of the Future, coming up in front of Emirates Towers on Shaikh Zayed Road, is oval-shaped with an oval open space in its …

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