PHOTOS Afghan cultural relics on display in C. China

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Afghan cultural relics on display in C. China

Xinhua

20:24, May 25, 2018

People visit an Afghan cultural relics show at Zhengzhou Museum in central China's Henan Province, May 25, 2018. A total of 231 pieces (sets) of cultural relics collected by Afghanistan national museum were displayed here on Friday. (Xinhua/Li Jianan) ZHENGZHOU, May 25 (Xinhua) -- At least 231 cultural relics from Afghanistan are on display at the Zhengzhou Museum in central China's Henan Province starting Friday. The cultural relics from the National Museum of Afghanistan include precious gold, bronze and glass items as well as ivory carvings. The collection has been exhibited in more than 10 countries, including France, Italy, the Netherlands and the United States, since 2006. In March 2017, these items began an exhibition tour in 22 museums in China, and the Zhengzhou Museum was the fourth stop after the Palace Museum, the Dunhuang Research Academy and the Chengdu Museum. The exhibition will be open to the public until July 10 and free to visitors.

A man looks at a golden goat during an Afghan cultural relics show at Zhengzhou Museum in central China's Henan Province, May 25, 2018. A total of 231 pieces (sets) of cultural relics collected by Afghanistan national museum were displayed here on Friday. (Xinhua/Li Jianan)

A woman looks at a golden crown during an Afghan cultural relics show at Zhengzhou Museum in central China's Henan Province, May 25, 2018. A total of 231 pieces (sets) of cultural relics collected by Afghanistan national museum were displayed here on Friday. (Xinhua/Li Jianan)

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