Oman--Heritage of a Civilization

April 18, 1984 – April 26, 1984

Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle)
1000 Jefferson Drive, SW
Washington, DC

Associates' Lounge (currently Schermer Hall)

Discover the history of the Sultanate of Oman, the 2nd largest country in the Arabian Peninsula, from the 3rd millenium B.C. to present times. Featured are handicrafts in metal, wood, clay, and fabric; and seafaring traditions, including a section on the voyage of Sinbad the Sailor of the Arabian Nights.