An Age of Luxury: Ancient Treasures from the British Museum
history - exhibition - family
Hong Kong Museum of History, Tsim Sha Tsui East
Why We Recommend it
This special exhibition features 210 precious objects from the ancient Mediterranean and Middle East, crafted between 900-300 BC.
Entitled An Age of Luxury: the Assyrians to Alexander, this exhibition zooms in on the luxurious lifestyle of ancient civilisations.
On show are gems, metalwork, jewellery, stone-wall reliefs and ivory items on loan from the British Museum, tracing the history from the Assyrian empire to the time of Alexander the Great.
[Image: Flask for perfumed oil; Takht-i Kuwad, Tajikistan
, 500 – 400 B.C.
, Gold, British Museum
© The Trustees of the British Museum]
When: 9 May 2018 - 3 Sep 2018 Where: Hong Kong Museum of History – 100 Chatham Rd S – Tsim Sha Tsui East