Eternal sites

Eternal sites

From Bamiyan to Palmyra A journey to the heart of universal heritage

Grand Palais
- 14 ديسمبر 2016 - 9 يناير 2017


Rmn-Grand Palais and the Musée du Louvre are working together, under the distinguished patronage of UNESCO, to present a free exhibition that allows an exploration or the rediscovery of important archaeological sites that are now inaccessible: Bamiyan, Khorsabad, Palmyra, the Umayyad Mosque in Damascus and Kerak Castle, Universal Heritage sites that are now speci cally under threat from con icts in Afghanistan and the Middle East.
This exhibition is organised by Réunion des Musées Nationaux – Grand Palais and the Musée du Louvre, in collaboration with Iconem.

curator general: Jean-Luc Martinez, president-director of the musée du Louvre
curators: Yannick Lintz, director of the Département des Arts de l’Islam du musée du Louvre ;
Marielle Pic, director of the Département des Antiquités orientales du musée du Louvre
scenography: Sylvain Roca et Nicolas Groult
lm maker: Olivier Brunet
scientific documentation: Thomas Sagory, chief of department of digital development of Musée d’Archéologie nationale - Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye and in charge of the collection Grands sites archéologiques

Exhibition is free but you can cut  the line with Sesame Pass.

This exhibition is organized with the support of Google Arts & Culture, the Leon Levy Foundation, Bank of America, LVMH / Moët Hennessy . Louis Vuitton, Total Corporate Foundation, Caisse des Dépôts, Fonds Khéops pour l’Archéologie and American Friends of the Louvre.

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Free entry

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