The museum will be built at the Frère site, where British Museum-run excavations have exposed several millennia of history over the past fourteen field seasons. The exhibit will feature artifacts from Sidon reaching back as far as the fourth millennium B.C.E., and museum developers hope the new construction will help shape the city’s narrative by tying together a diverse range of local cultures and Mediterranean influences.
Read more about the excavation at ancient Saida in the Bible History Daily feature British Museum Excavations at Sidon Expose Millennia of History.
Take a look at a unique artifact from ancient Saida in Worldwide: Saida, Lebanon.
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