Afghanistan: Crossroads of the Ancient World

Surviving treasures from the National Museum of Afghanistan

3 March – 17 July 2011Open late Fridays

Supported by
 Bank of America Merrill Lynch


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Opening ceremony

Afghanistan's president, Hamid Karzai, is joined by Foreign Secretary William Hague in opening the exhibition.

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Returning ivories

The Greek legacy

Hidden treasures

Opening ceremony

Installing the crown

Treasures uncovered

Glass blowing