Articles tagged with: Mongolia

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.

30 April 2019

In the capital of the steppe. A project of public archaeology in Mongolia.

In the capital of the steppe. A project of public archaeology in Mongolia.

The Ceramics Museum of Mondovì will be home to the new exhibition "In the capital of the steppe", open to the public from Saturday 11 May to Sunday 21 July. This exhibition recounts a project of public archaeology realised by the CRAST in the area of Kharkhorin, the ancient Karakorum, capital of the empire founded by Gengis Khan. The exhibition, created in collaboration with the MAO - Museum of Oriental Art of Torino, aims to present the partnership of the CRAST and the Ceramics Museum, while introducing an international project that brings together experts from different fields and providing a window into a distant and historically and culturally fascinating reality.

Museum of Mondovì
Piazza Maggiore
11 maggio - 21 luglio 2019

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