Jewel of Muscat’s Museum opens in Singapore

Sitting in her new home –

the Jewel of Muscat is now the focus in a Museum in Singapore.

Jewel of Muscat Launch
Jewel of Muscat Launch

Its a long way from the beach at Qantab where she was built and launched in Muscat two years ago. The boat is a gift from Oman’s government to Singapore as a key element in the museum about the Belitung shipwreck. The wreck may be an Arabian dhow which sank coming from China with a full cargo in 830 AD.

Author: Tony Walsh

Book author including the current Bradt guide to Oman – edition 4