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The Louvre exhibits Roads of Saudi Arabia

The Louvre exhibits Roads of Saudi Arabia
The exhibition 'Roads of Saudi Arabia' will open on Wednesday at the Louvre Museum in Paris. (AFP/Getty Images)
The Louvre exhibits Roads of Saudi Arabia
Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal is reported to be opening the exhibition – the first display dedicated to Saudi Arabia outside the kingdom. (AFP/Getty Images)
The Louvre exhibits Roads of Saudi Arabia
While in France Prince Saud will also hold talks with senior officials including his French counterpart Bernard Kouchner, Arab News reports. (AFP/Getty Images)
The Louvre exhibits Roads of Saudi Arabia
Three hundred works reveal the archaeology and the history of the kingdom from prehistoric times to the modern world. (AFP/Getty Images)
The Louvre exhibits Roads of Saudi Arabia
The exhibits reveal more about the little-known past of a prosperous Arabic world now being gradually discovered by archaeologists, the Louvre said on its website. (AFP/Getty Images)
The Louvre exhibits Roads of Saudi Arabia
The second section of the exhibition highlights the role of Arabia as the cradle of Islam. (AFP/Getty Images)
The Louvre exhibits Roads of Saudi Arabia
This exhibition is supported by the Total Foundation and Al Rubaiyat (Saudi Arabia). (AFP/Getty Images)