Resting Place of a Princess

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An inscription marks the grave of the princess from Zanzibar on a municipal cemetery in Hamburg-Ohlsdorf

Reconstructing the final episodes in the life of Sayyida Salme resp. Emily Ruete, a researcher of DEMAX GmbH visited her grave in Hamburg-Ohlsdorf. Salme is one of the main characters in the third episode of ARABIA FELIX - A History of Oman. Her publications ‚Leben im Sultanspalast‘ and ‚Briefe nach der Heimat‘ are among the sources used to conceive the reenactment scenes.