Urmia Museum of Anthropology adds manuscripts gallery

December 12, 2018

TEHRAN – Urmia Museum of Anthropology in West Azarbaijan province has added a new gallery, special for rare handwritten manuscripts.

Several local officials, experts and academia attended the gallery’s opening ceremony on Tuesday, CHTN reported.

The gallery showcases a collection of 72 significant, rare and weighty works many of which by great Iranian calligraphers, provincial tourism chief Seyyed Hadi Tabatabaei said.

“Manuscripts have been important and worthwhile over time and they should be considered ambassadors of culture and time.”

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