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The maps on display provide an invaluable illustration of the history of the United Arab Emirates and reflect the explorers’ interests and understanding of the Gulf.

Arab domination of Gulf trade during classical times indicates that the Arabs possessed advanced geographical and navigational knowledge of the Gulf. Arab writers, historians and geographers collected valuable geographical information during the middle ages.

  1. ARABIAN GULF CARTOGRAPHY
  2. ARCHAEOLOGY
  3. THE WEAPON COLLECTION
  4. DOCUMENTS AND TREATIES
  5. EMERGENCE OF THE FEDERATION
  6. TRANSFORMATIONS
  7. NATURAL HISTORY:
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