Emirati Voices: Dr Lamees Hamdan on Louvre Abu Dhabi's Bactrian Princess

Commissioner of first UAE pavilion at the Venice Biennale talks about her favourite object from the museum's collection

Dr Lamees Hamdan, the commissioner of the first United Arab Emirates pavilion at the Venice Biennale in 2009, talks about her favourite object from the museum's collection—a Bactrian Princess from Central Asia dating back to the late third to early second millennium BC.

The Emirati Voices series asks leading citizens of the UAE to talk about how Louvre Abu Dhabi will make a global impact and what their favourite works in the museum collection are. Watch a selection of the videos here.

Appeared in The Art Newspaper, 293 September 2017