Hidden Treasures from the National Museum, Kabul


In spring 2016, Afghanistan: Hidden Treasures from the National Museum, Kabul, arrives in Fukuoka and Tokyo.

Visiting Japan for the first time, the exhibition showcases more than 230 priceless treasures ranging in date from 2200 BC to 200 AD, including precious artefacts of gold, bronze and stone sculptures, ivories, painted glassware and other ancient art works of extraordinary beauty and significance. These archeaological treasures were excavated from four significant archeological sites in Afghanistan: Tepe Fullol, Aï Khanum, Begram, and the Tillya Tepe.

Don't miss this rare opportunity to witness the stunning artefacts revealing Afghanistan's extraordinary rich culture and and discover the untold stories of the ancient Silk Road!

Exhibition Tour Dates

■Period   Tuesday, April 12 - Sunday, June 19, 2016
■Venue   Hyokeikan, Tokyo National Museum (Ueno Park)
■Hours   9:30 am - 5:00 pm (Last entry 30 minutes before closing)
         *Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays, May 2 until 18:00
         *Fridays until 20:00
■Closed   Mondays (Except for Monday, May 2)
■Admission Adults: 1400 (1200/1100) yen
         University students: 1000 (800/700) yen
         High school students: 600 (400/300) yen
         Junior high school students and under: Free
         *Pleas check the official website for ticket details.
■Other Venue
Kyusyu National Museum
Friday, January 1 - Sunday, February 14, 2016

「襟飾えりかざり」 1世紀 ティリヤ・テペ出土、素材:金・トルコ石・ガーネット・パイライト 所蔵元:アフガニスタン国立博物館蔵
©NMA / Thierry Ollivier