This section has background information on the Jewel of Muscat project and Oman.
The Jewel’s origins, where she set sail from and the achievements of this maritime project.
The story of the discovery of the beautiful and well-preserved Tang Treasure, found in a wreck off Belitung.
Historical sources show that over a thousand years ago, sailors travelled the seas between Oman and China.
Key information about Oman, its position within the Middle East, and its geographical diversity.
Find out more about what life in Oman is like today.
The political and commercial centre of Oman, Muscat, has a long and interesting past.