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Last Call: Art fit for a king
Published in 4-3-2014
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From the seductive shapes of monumental statues to the quirky visages carved into funerary stele and the elegance of small ceramics, the antiquities on view in "Roads of Arabia" have been a magnificent presence in Cullinan Hall at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Offering hints of worlds not much known outside of Saudi Arabia, they're among the best finds of more than 10,000 relatively recent archaeological sites from the kingdom.