England, the Netherlands to host loan exhibits from Iran

April 12, 2018 - 12:6

TEHRAN – Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization is set to hold loan exhibits of historical Iranian relics in England and the Netherlands.

“A selection of objects from the National Museum of Iran and several other museums will to go on display in England and the Netherlands this year,” CHTN quoted Mohammadreza Kargar, the director of CHHTO museums and historical properties, as saying on Monday.

The collection will be composed of works dating from pre-Islamic, Islamic and contemporary Iran, the official added.

“Of the exhibits, one will start at the British Museum in June and the other is set to open in September,” Kargar explained without providing further detail.

Currently, the National Museum of Iran is playing host to a landmark Louvre show in Tehran as Louvre-Lens is showcasing royal relics from Qajar-era (1785-1925) Iran.

PHOTO: A file photo depicts a massive Persepolis bas-relief carving on show at the Room 5 of the British Museum, London.


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