Museum in Makkah at local man’s home

“A museum at home: Son follows father’s will request to house 1,000 artifacts”

“MAKKAH: Hatem Iraqi’s house is not just a home. It features more than 1,000 cultural and historical artifacts, some dating back 800 years.”

“They include Qur’ans, manuscripts, books, money, utensils, stamps, photos, maps, magazines, swords, musical instruments, tools, furniture, decorations and clothes. They tell the story of the Arabian Peninsula, from early times until the emergence and flourishing of modern Saudi Arabia. There are also antique and artifacts from other countries around the globe.”

published in Arab News by Tareq Al-Thaqafi August 24, 2020

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