Asian art museum afghanistan
SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- Extraordinary artifacts uncovered in modern-day Afghanistan, long thought stolen or destroyed during some twenty-five. The Asian Art Museum holds one of the most comprehensive collections of Asian art a wide geographic span — from Afghanistan to Turkey (and including Iran, the collection of arts from Southeast Asia (particularly Cambodia, Indonesia. On-line home of one of the largest museums in the western world devoted exclusively to Asian art and culture. The Museum of Asian Art (German: Museum für Asiatische Kunst) is located in the Dahlem neighborhood of the borough of Steglitz-Zehlendorf, Berlin, dickporn.info is one of the Berlin State Museums institutions and is funded by the Prussian Cultural Heritage dickporn.info houses some 20, Asian artifacts, making it one of the largest museums of ancient Asian art in the dickporn.infonates: 52°27′21″N 13°17′33″E / °N . For centuries a process was followed to ensure that precious art objects would be secure in Afghanistan. A particular person, the “key holder”(tahilwidar), and appointed witnesses were responsible for the task of protecting national treasures. In the first part of the activity students will participate in acting out the roles of the key holder, and will discuss the efficacy of this system. Students will gain an appreciation of the great lengths the people of Afghanistan took to prevent theft and destruction of their national treasures while the country was under siege by the Soviets and by the Taliban. The Asian Art Museum Storyteller Program is generously supported by the Kimball Foundation. The Asian Art Museum Docent.