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Emerging from the walls and encased in glass are seven dioramas and sculptures based on myths from the Jahiliyya (Ignorance) – the term ascribed to pre-Islamic Arabia.The Kaaba stands in the center of the vista and a stone elephant lies beside it, a scene framed by a carved wooden chuppah.Upon its face, a pair golden deer appear to share a single head while, in the foreground, two swords are crossed before it.The diorama "The Gods of Noah," 2016, represents a scene from Arab scholar Hisham Ibn al-Kalabi's "Book of Idols". In it, he writes that five ancient pre-Islamic gods – Wadd, Suwa', Yaghuth, Ya'uk and Nasr, which were depicted as a man, a woman, a lion, a horse and an eagle – were found on a beach after the flood had receded."Issaf and Naila," shows a series of cut-out people moving two stone figures. The figures are the deities Issaf and Naila, who decided to meet in Mecca amid the pre-Islamic pilgrimage.
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