An Age of Luxury: Ancient Treasures from the British Museum
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]