Add to favorite
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Hermitage Welcomes to Tilos: The Journey Beyond Life
9.07.2012 16:28
Hermitage Welcomes to Tilos: The Journey Beyond Life
Ancient Tilos Artifacts

The State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg has opened the exhibition Tilos. The Journey Beyond Life. Rituals and funerary traditions in Bahrain.1st century B.C. - 3rd century A.D.
      The exhibition presents archeological finds unfolding the history of ancient Tilos – the civilization which existed in the territory of modern Bahrain.
      The ancient monuments making the collection of the Bahrain National Museum after excavations of the second half of the 20th century are exhibited outside of the kingdom for the first time.
      Ceramic censers, kitchen utensils, gold ornaments – altogether over 250 unique archeological finds connected with funeral ceremonies. The oldest of them are more than two thousand years old.
      These are the only artifacts that can tell something about the mysterious ancient civilization of Tilos. No other sources for its studying have been found so far. The exhibition runs till September 30.

Author: Vera Ivanova

Tags: Exhibitions in St. Petersburg Hermitage Museum Russian Museums   

Next Previous

You might also find interesting:

The 19th New British Film Festival in Russia
"And We Hear Them Singing" - Art Exhibition of Andrei Makarevich
Spring Festival of Luminous Air Balloons "The Dream is Close"
Festival Pirate Station. Phoenix in Moscow
Jewelry Exhibition Junwex. New Russian Style in Moscow

Comment on our site

RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

search on the map
Likhoslavl  Kalinigrad Region  Russian Animation  Bahrain Grand Prix  Russian regions  business  Russian politics  space  contract  Alexander Tretyakov  skiing in Russia  Design  Labinsk  human rights in Russia  LDPR  Moscow Underground  Yuri Nikulin  Moscow  Aeroexpress  International Moscow House of Music  St. Petersburg  Jazz  Kamchatka  Arctic  Ukraine  Moscow Centers of Modern Art  Arzamas  Russian tourism  Russian souvenirs  Old Moscow  Murmansk  Russian Cinema  Russian business  Exhibition in St. Petersburg  crisis  Festivals in Moscow  Exhibitions in Moscow  Paul I of Russia  travel to Russia  Russian art  Ivan Skobrev  Volgograd Region  fluorescent proteins  Garri Bardin  Vologda region  Chelyabinsk meteorite  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Russian heroes  the Sverdlovsk Region  Sverdlovsk region 

Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites