Happy Arabia? Myth and Reality in the Land of the Queen of Sheba
18 January – 2 July 2017
Who has not heard of it, the story of the legendary Queen of Sheba? She is said to have travelled to Jerusalem from faraway Arabia with her camel train laden with riches to visit King Solomon. The queen and her homeland, the ancient South Arabia in what today is Yemen, have since been associated with infinite wealth. Luxury products such as frankincense and myrrh, but also spices, textiles and gems, which fetched enormous Prices in the West, were transported on the ancient South Arabian caravan routes.
Admission: CHF 15/5
Guided tours: 27.1./24.2./24.3./28.4./26.5./16.6., 6pm.
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