opens Saruq Al Hadid Museum
HH Sheikh Mohammed opens Saruq Al Hadid Museum
HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai opened Saruq Al Hadid Museum at Al Shindagha in Bur Dubai on Sunday evening.
He was accompanied by HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai.
The museum displays thousands of golden, bronze and iron pieces, discovered at the Saruq Al Hadid archaeological site in the Rub Al Khali desert, south of the emirate of Dubai. The museum also features fossil remains of animals and fish, in addition to ancient clay pots.
Here are a few pictures:
Sheikh Mohammed expressed pride at the UAE’s rich history as a key link for different civilisations.
“Museums reflect the culture of the nation. They symbolise ancient and modern civilisation of the country and a nation that has no history, has no identity,” he added.
7DAYS | July 4, 2016