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Arts of Afghanistan
Tuesday, April 27, 2021, 2:00 PM until 3:00 PM
Registration is not Required
The ancient Near East, a region extending from the eastern shores of the Mediterranean Sea to present-day Afghanistan, was home to several of the world’s oldest civilizations.
National Asian museum of art has More than 1,100 objects which span from 5000 BCE to the advent of Islam in 651. Smithsonian's National Museum of Asian Art docent Vandana Pamecha will highlight ancient Iranian ceramics, one of the finest holdings of Achaemenid and Sasanian silver vessels and folios of calligraphy and miniature paintings from famous Poets and Philosophers.