Middle East

Project focus

Iraq heritage crisis - photos

Uruk scene

The British Museum and the British Army (Multinational Division)  undertook a unique joint project to assess damage at a number of archaeological sites in southern Iraq.

The work was carried out with the full support of the State Board for Antiquities and Heritage in Iraq.

Exhibitions in the Middle East

Word into Art
Dubai International Finance Centre (6 February – 30 April 2008)

Exhibitions and events in London

Shah 'Abbas: the remaking of Iran
19 February – 14 June 2009

Babylon
13 November 2008 – 15 March 2009

Middle East Now season
18 May – 3 September 2006

  • Word into Art: Artists of the Modern Middle East
  • The Royal Game of Ur
  • Sculptures in the Great Court

On-going fieldwork and research projects