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Gallery B: Malay Kingdoms
National Museum

This gallery traces the development of Malay civilization through the formation of the Malay Kingdoms in the Malay Archipelago, particularly the kingdoms that existed in the Malay Peninsular and Borneo Islands. The focus of this gallery is primarily on the Malay Melaka Sultanate, which was the golden period in the history of the Malay-Islamic civilization in this region. Artefact of the Avalokiteshvara statue, recognized as the National Heritage Artefact in 2009 is among the important collection exhibited in this gallery.