71346
Historical Relics to Return From German Exhibition in a Week
Historical Relics to Return From German Exhibition in a Week

Historical Relics to Return From German Exhibition in a Week

Historical Relics to Return From German Exhibition in a Week

The ancient relics displayed in an exhibition from April 14 to July 23 in Germany will be returned to Iran within a week, the head of Iran National Museum said.
Speaking to ISNA, Jebreil Nokandeh added that 446 antiquities, which were borrowed by Bonn’s Bundeskunsthalle Museum, will be sent back to Iran by September 11.
The exhibition titled “Iran, Ancient Culture Between Water and Desert” featured items showing how people lived in the region from the 6th millennium BC until the Achaemenid dynasty was founded in 550 BC.
Statues of wild animals, mythical creatures, jewelry from the tomb of princesses and pots are among artifacts belonging to different civilizations, which were exhibited at the event.
“The items collected from museums in Isfahan, West Azarbaijan, Khuzestan and Kerman provinces will be delivered to their sources on the due date,” the official said.
Nokandeh explained that given the sensitivity of the items, packing would be carried out under the supervision of a team comprising Iranian and German experts to ensure their safety during transportation.  
According to the official, during the 108-day long show, 118,000 people visited the exhibition and a record-breaking 5,000 catalogues were sold. Reportedly, the catalogue is going to be translated in Persian and published in Tehran.
Officials believe that such exhibitions help promote Iran and highlight Iranian abilities to safeguard artifacts and manage museums.
Such collaborations can showcase a part of Iran’s culture and history, providing a great opportunity for people who are not able to travel long distances to experience the country’s ancient culture from close.
According to Nokandeh, the idea of holding a similar show in Tehran upon the items’ arrival has been proposed by culture lovers, but it is not possible.
“Unfortunately, there is not enough free space in Tehran Museum halls to accommodate the large number of items,” he said, adding that museums have no free time in their schedule until next May.

Short URL : https://goo.gl/xgq6FU
  1. https://goo.gl/64hZc2
  • https://goo.gl/umkiEg
  • https://goo.gl/xtbtrc
  • https://goo.gl/oqNeLq
  • https://goo.gl/erUAsW

You can also read ...

Trump Largely Blamed for US Tourist Decline, Losses
International tourism to the US fell significantly in early...
Subway to Expand
Tehran Mayor Mohammad Ali Najafi said Friday that Tehran’s...
Train to Bring Tourists From 11 Countries to Iran
Tourists from 11 countries are expected to arrive in Iran on...
Currently, an estimated 10% of Iranian women are affected by the virus.
Research suggests that ovarian cancer is the most common cause...
Of the over 12,000 cell phone towers in Tehran, almost 90% were put up without a permit.
The explosion of cell phone use in Iran has compelled...
Home to 1,800 historical sites, Hamedan is known as Iran's capital of history and civilization.
The selection of Hamedan to host the meeting of affiliate...
Junk Food Ban in Schools
The Health Ministry has sent a directive to schools across the...
Ecolodges Surpass 200 in Isfahan Province
The number of ecolodges across Isfahan Province has reached a...

Add new comment

Read our comment policy before posting your viewpoints

Image CAPTCHA
Enter the characters shown in the image.

Trending

Googleplus