Penang, Malaysia – The Straits & Oriental Museum, a prominent feature of Museum Penang, offers a captivating exploration into the world of oriental shipwreck ceramics, a unique aspect of Penang’s historical narrative. Recognized as the best museum in Penang, the SO Museum provides a fascinating insight into the rich tapestry of Asian maritime history.
The museum, located amidst the historical places in Penang, is home to a remarkable collection of ceramics recovered from ancient shipwrecks. These artifacts, some centuries old, tell the story of a time when the seas were the main thoroughfares for trade and cultural exchange. The exhibits not only display the artistic excellence of the past but also shed light on the historical trade relations between the East and West. Continue reading “Unearthed Treasures: Exploring Oriental Shipwreck Ceramics at Penang’s Straits & Oriental Museum”