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Al Ula: treasures of Saudi Arabia

Lecture at Montauban
  • Conference organized by the Friends of the Ingres Museum. With Amélie Roptin-Neyron, tour guide, we will visit the site of Al Ula in Saudi Arabia, an oasis with 7,000 years of history, which has become an open-air museum in the mountains of red and ocher sandstone. Over 2000 years ago the Nabataeans, trading in frankincense and myrrh, settled in the region. They built a fortified city, dug splendid monuments directly into the rock, a necropolis for wealthy traders, which today have become...
    Conference organized by the Friends of the Ingres Museum. With Amélie Roptin-Neyron, tour guide, we will visit the site of Al Ula in Saudi Arabia, an oasis with 7,000 years of history, which has become an open-air museum in the mountains of red and ocher sandstone. Over 2000 years ago the Nabataeans, trading in frankincense and myrrh, settled in the region. They built a fortified city, dug splendid monuments directly into the rock, a necropolis for wealthy traders, which today have become archaeological wonders.
Schedules
Schedules
  • On November 5, 2020 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM