Sultan of Oman Visits Jordan Museum with King Abdullah II

Amman, The Gulf Observer: His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik, accompanied by King Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussein of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, visited the Jordan Museum in Amman today as part of His Majesty the Sultan’s state visit to the Kingdom.

Upon their arrival at the Jordan Museum, the monarchs, escorted by Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II, Crown Prince of Jordan, were warmly received by Princess Sumaya bint Al Hussein, Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Jordan Museum.

During the visit, His Majesty the Sultan toured the museum and received a detailed briefing on the exhibits, which date back one and a half million years. The museum’s displays trace the rich historical legacy of Jordan, spanning from the Palaeolithic era to the present day.

His Majesty the Sultan was particularly informed about key archaeological collections, such as the Ain Ghazal statues—considered the oldest human statues in the world—and numerous other significant historical artifacts presented through interactive display methods. Additionally, the Sultan observed various models of human innovation and ancient techniques addressing environmental challenges, including water harvesting systems, agricultural practices, and innovative building materials.

At the conclusion of the tour, His Majesty the Sultan signed the museum’s VIP Register, expressing his pleasure in visiting the museum and viewing its extensive collection of artifacts that tell the story of Jordan’s ancient history. He praised the museum’s efforts in data preservation, knowledge dissemination, and educational programs aimed at safeguarding Jordan’s heritage. His Majesty also extended his gratitude to the museum’s management and staff.

In appreciation of his visit, His Majesty the Sultan received a commemorative gift from the museum’s superintendents.

His Majesty the Sultan was accompanied on this visit by Prince Faisal Ibn Al Hussein, Head of the Mission of Honour, along with members of the official delegation accompanying His Majesty.