This section has background information on the Jewel of Muscat project and Oman.
The story behind the Jewel of Muscat project
The Jewel’s origins, where she set sail from and the achievements of this maritime project.
The Belitung Wreck and Tang Treasures
The story of the discovery of the beautiful and well-preserved Tang Treasure, found in a wreck off Belitung.
The Maritime Trade Route: Oman to the Far East
Historical sources show that over a thousand years ago, sailors travelled the seas between Oman and China.
Geography of Oman
Key information about Oman, its position within the Middle East, and its geographical diversity.
Profile of Muscat
The political and commercial centre of Oman, Muscat, has a long and interesting past.