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Afghan Gold Treasures



<P>Ibex StatuetteAfghanistan, Tillia tepe, tomb IV1st century ADGold 5, 2 x 4, 0 cmAfghan National Museum – MK 04.40.399© Thierry Ollivier / musée Guimet</P>

Ibex Statuette
Afghanistan, Tillia tepe, tomb IV
1st century AD
Gold
5, 2 x 4, 0 cm
Afghan National Museum – MK 04.40.399
© Thierry Ollivier / musée Guimet

Afghan Gold Treasures
ITALY
TURIN  •  Museo di Antichità  •  Ongoing
 
Thanks to this display of no less than 220 items, the exhibition puts the development of Afghan history into perspective, from the Bronze Age to the Kushan Empire. Even though the artefacts displayed have different geographical and historic origins, they also celebrate the continuity, the uniqueness and the wealth of the Afghan heritage, in a region that has been influenced by so many cultures: Iranian and Near Eastern, Indian, Scythian, Chinese and Hellenistic.


Museo di Antichità Web Site


Click here for a Culturekiosque interview with Jean-François Jarrige, President of the National Asian Art Museum in Paris where this exhibition was first seen.

Contact: Via XX Settembre 88 C
Torino, Italy
Tel: (39) 011 52 11 106

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