Treasures From The National Museum of Afghanistan Set to be Exhibited at the Tokyo National Museum and the Kyushu National Museum


The Embassy takes great pride in announcing that it is working to facilitate the co-hosting of the "Hidden Treasures From The National Museum of Afghanistan" exhibition at the Kyushu National Museum and the Tokyo National Museum which is scheduled to take place in 2016. This stunning showcase of Afghanistan’s glorious history and culture will not only act as the greatest ever cultural exchange between Afghanistan and Japan, but the exhibition will also act as a vessel for the increased binding of the tender relations shared between the two countries.


The Hidden Treasures exhibition will display cherished and priceless artifacts from Afghanistan’s antiquity dating back more than 4,000 years including treasures from across the country including from Tepe Fullol, Ai Khanum, Begram and Tillya Tepe. Lavish jewelry of gold and precious stones, Greco-Roman bronze statues, exquisite Roman glass, and stpendous artifacts which demonstrates Afghanistan’s historical conjugate between East Asia, South Asia, the Middle East, North Africa and Europe.


Over the coming months, the Embassy will provide further information regarding this Hidden Treasures exhibition which is certain to place Afghanistan at the center of international public consciousness concerning the lives, glories and treasures of the ancient world.