Man, God & Nature in the Ancient World: Masterpieces from The Al Thani Collection

"Man, God & Nature in the Ancient World: Masterpieces from The Al Thani Collection"

Toyokan Room 3  November 6, 2019 (Wed) - February 9, 2020 (Sun)

  
Head of a Royal Figure, Red jasper, c. 1473-1292 BC, Egypt

How did people of ancient civilizations conceive and depict themselves, their gods, and the natural world? The artworks they produced reflect their beliefs and world views, providing us with insights into this question.
This exhibition presents 117 masterpieces from the collection assembled by His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Abdullah Al Thani, a prince of the royal family of Qatar. Ancient civilizations across the world produced these magnificent artworks, which will be presented under the themes of “man,” “god,” and “nature.”