Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Houston, TX 77006
Dr. Abdullah Masry, Former Director of Antiquities, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Director of Middle East Broadcasting Center
Deep in the heartland of Arabis remarkable urban centers developed and flourished at the same time as ancient Egypt and Babylonia. Arabia was long considered a marginal backwater to the grand centers of ancient Near Eastern civilizations, but recent discoveries now reveal hidden cultures and treasures.