Hidden Treasures from the National Museum, Kabul

"Hidden Treasures from the National Museum, Kabul"

Hyokeikan    April 12, 2016 (Tue) - June 19, 2016 (Sun)

  
Pendants with "Dragon Master" (C)NMA/Thierry Ollivier

Since the ancient times, Afghanistan thrived at the “crossroads of civilizations” in Central Asia. This country developed a distinctive culture of its own as a center of the Silk Road. This exhibition comprising of 231 ancient artworks from the National Museum of Afghanistan, illustrates some of the most magnificent cultures that flourished from around 2100 BC to 2nd century AD by presenting the “hidden treasures” excavated at four ancient sites in Afghanistan.
Also, at  this occasion an official arrangement between the organizers and the Afghanistan government was  made to include a part of the “Displaced Cultural Properties of Afghanistan” .