Articles tagged with: MAO-Museum of Oriental Art of Turin

12 November 2019

Conference “Archeologia del Buddismo nello Swat”

Conference “Archeologia del Buddismo nello Swat”

Thursday, 21 November 2019, at 18:00
MAO Museo d’Arte Orientale,
Via San Domenico, 11 – Torino


On the occasion of the exhibition “Sulle sponde del Tigri. Suggestioni dalle collezioni archeologiche del MAO: Seleucia e Coche” (MAO Museo d’Arte Orientale, 21 September 2019 - 12 January 2020), the MAO Museo d’Arte Orientale hosts a lecture regarding the archaeology of Buddhism in Swat. The conference, about the results obtained during over 60 years of archaeological activities in one of the crucial regions of Buddhism, will be held by Professor Ciro Lo Muzio, professor at the Italian Institute of Oriental Studies of the University of Rome La Sapienza.

Free admission subject to seats availability.


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12 September 2019

Exhibition “Sulle sponde del Tigri. Suggestioni dalle collezioni archeologiche del MAO: Seleucia e Coche”

Exhibition “Sulle sponde del Tigri. Suggestioni dalle collezioni archeologiche del MAO: Seleucia e Coche”

September 21, 2019 - January 12, 2020
Mao Museo d’Arte Orientale, via San Domenico 11, Torino
Inauguration: September 20, 2019, at 6 pm


On Saturday, the 21st of September 2019, the exhibition “Sulle sponde del Tigri. Suggestioni dalle collezioni archeologiche del MAO: Seleucia e Coche", dedicated to the collection of archaeological finds from the excavations conducted since 1964 by the Centro Ricerche Archeologiche e Scavi di Torino at the Mesopotamian capitals Seleucia and Coche and stored  in the museum of Turin, opens to the public. This exhibit, developed in the frame of the project Collezioni (in)visibili, represents an extraordinary opportunity for bringing to the knowledge of a large audience the history of these cities, and the history of the Turin researchers who discovered them.


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18 July 2019

Italian Archaeological Mission at Karakorum (Mongolia), second campaign

Italian Archaeological Mission at Karakorum (Mongolia), second campaign

The Italian Archaeological Mission at Karakorum works on a project of public archaeology funded by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation; on July 22, the second season of activities on the field begins.

The CRAST archaeology are going to work together with the Educational Department of the MAO-Museum of Oriental Art of Turin and the colleagues of the Museum of Karakorum in order to elaborate a set of set of educational activities for schoolchildren visiting the Kharakhorum Museum.

In the meantime, the CRAST archaeologists will start interviewing the local population; interviews will be used as a starting point for future actions aiming at promoting the historical-archaeological heritage of the Kharkhorin-Karakorum area and disseminating the results of archaeological research.

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