HuffPost’s review of ‘Lost Kingdoms’ at the Met

Source: Huffington Post 20140504

Lost Kingdoms is reviewed by the Huffington Post, with a images of a selection of artefacts.

Source: Huffington Post 20140504
Source: Huffington Post 20140504

‘Lost Kingdoms’ At The Metropolitan Museum Exhibits Hindu, Buddhist Sculptures Of The First Millennium
Huffington Post, 04 May 2014

Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand and Myanmar are just some of the countries lending treasured Hindu and Buddhist sculptures to New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art for its stunning ‘Lost Kingdoms’ exhibition.

The show’s title refers to Hindu and Buddhist kingdoms of Southeast Asia ranging from the 5th through the 8th centuries. Nearly 160 sculptures are included in the exhibition, reflecting themes from those faiths’ traditions.

As a cooperative, international effort, the exhibition draws together religious sculptures scattered in countries around the world.

Full story here.

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Author: Noel Tan

Dr Noel Hidalgo Tan is the Senior Specialist in Archaeology at SEAMEO-SPAFA, the Southeast Asian Regional Centre for Archaelogy and Fine Arts.

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