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Macedonian Style Bronze Figurine from the Arabian Peninsula, c. 3rd-1st Century BCThis is believed to be a statue of a special representative welcoming a king. He wears a chitoniskos (tunic) with a...

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bronze quiver and arrows dating from the Iron Age II (900-600 BC.) from a temple complex near Adam, Oman. Probably from statues rather than real weapons.

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King Ezana 330-356 AD ~~King Ezana (reigned 330 - 356 AD) of the Axumite Kingdom, modern-day Ethiopia.~~ His father was "King Ella Amida (Ousanos)" and his mother was "Sofya". When Ezana ascended to the throne of Axum in the early 4th century AD, he was the ruler of an already significant kingdom of the Red Sea region that ruled modern-day Ethiopia, Eritrea, northern Somalia, Djibouti, as well as modern-day Yemen in the southern Arabian Peninsula. It was a kingdom that had traded with…

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Black Arabia: Authentic Bedouin of the Arabian Peninsula. When the Chanson de Roland which speaks of the time of the Moorish battles in Gallic France speaks of ‘those hordes and hordes blacker than the blackest ink – no shred of white on them except their teeth…’ it is no mere exaggeration.

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oman women veils | Muscat, Oman, Arabian Peninsula, Middle East - Masked Omani Women ...

The Peninsula transformed: Fourth millennium to the Nabatean kings (Part 2 of Ancient Arabia re-interpreted series). Relates to Anthropomorphic stele. Arabian Peninsula. Fourth millennium B.C.E. Sandstone.

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The Arabian oryx (Oryx leucoryx) or white oryx is a medium-sized antelope with a distinct shoulder bump and long, straight horns (20" to 30" long). It is a bovid, and the smallest member of Oryx genus, and is native to desert and steppe areas of the Arabian Peninsula. The Arabian oryx was extinct in the wild by the early 1970s, but was saved in zoos and private preserves and reintroduced into the wild starting in 1980. - photo by Math Knight, via Wikipedia (mislabeled on the wallpaper site)

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15 min. segment of King of the Sands (2013) - YouTube. Tells the story of the rise of Ibn Saud; king of Saudi Arabia; from an obscure tribal leader in Kuwait to the undisputed ruler of the Arabian peninsula. Rise of Wahhabism. Syrian director.

from Telegraph.co.uk

Al-Qaeda may be building new phone and shoe bombs, warns America

US officials fear master bombmaker Ibrahim Hassan al-Asiri, from al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), has developed explosives that cou...

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