Forgotten Empire: the world of Ancient Persia
9 September 2005 – 8 January 2006
Forgotten Empire: the world of Ancient
Persia brings together rare treasures to recreate the
glory of the Persian Empire under the Achaemenid Great Kings, from
The exhibition explores their rule; the magnificence of the royal palaces at Persepolis; the wealth of the Empire’s art and architecture; and the legacy of the Great Kings after the conquest of their empire by Alexander of Macedon.
This exhibition displayed 321 objects and was seen by over 154,000 visitors.
Supported by BP