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    Head of a Man Qaryat al-Faw, Saudi Arabia, 1st century B.C.E to 2nd century CE Cast bronze H: 40 cm Department of Archaeology Museum, King Saud University, Riyadh "Roads of Arabia: Archeology and History of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia" exhibit at the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery.


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    Part of a horse, Al-Magar, Saudi Arabia, likely 5th millennium BCE


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    Tomb facade, Mada ’in Saleh, Saudi Arabia


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    Muslim pilgrims circle the Kaaba as pray inside the Grand mosque in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, on Oct. 23, 2012. The annual Islamic pilgrimage draws 3 million visitors each year, making it the largest yearly gathering of people in the world. (Associated Press)


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    Muslim pilgrims cast stones at a pillar, symbolizing the stoning of Satan, in a ritual called "Jamarat," a rite of the annual hajj, the Islamic faith's most holy pilgrimage, in Mina near the Saudi holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, on Oct. 26, 2012. The five-day rituals of Hajj began on Oct. 24 when millions arrived in the holy city. (Associated Press)


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    Muslim pilgrims pray near the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, on Oct. 25, 2012. Saudi authorities say about 3.4 million pilgrims β€” some 1.7 million of them from abroad β€” have arrived in the holy cities of Mecca and Medina for this year's pilgrimage. (Associated Press)


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    Muslim pilgrims hug each other as they celebrate after casting stones at a pillar, symbolizing the stoning of Satan, in a ritual called "Jamarat," a rite of the annual hajj, the Islamic faith's most holy pilgrimage, in Mina near the Saudi holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, on Oct. 26, 2012. The five-day rituals of Hajj began on Oct. 24 when millions arrived in the holy city. (Associated Press)


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    A Muslim pilgrim has his head ritually shaved after he cast stones at a pillar, symbolizing the stoning of Satan, in a ritual called "Jamarat," a rite of the annual hajj, the Islamic faith's most holy pilgrimage, in Mina near the Saudi holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, on Oct. 26, 2012. The five-day rituals of Hajj began on Oct. 24 when millions arrived in the holy city. (Associated Press)


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    Muslim pilgrims cast stones at a pillar, symbolizing the stoning of Satan, in a ritual called "Jamarat," a rite of the annual hajj, the Islamic faith's most holy pilgrimage, in Mina near the Saudi holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, on Oct. 26, 2012. The five-day rituals of Hajj began on Oct. 24 when millions arrived in the holy city. (Associated Press)


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