Boot buckle decorated with an image of a carriage drawn by dragons
Image: National Geographic Society
Source: National Museum, Kabul
Afghanistan: Hidden Treasures from the National Museum, Kabul features more than 230 priceless treasures and offers the rare opportunity to discover the surprising, untold story of Afghanistan’s extraordinary culture.
Dr Fredrik Hiebert, archaeologist and explorer, has traced ancient trade routes overland and across the seas for more than 20 years and has led many excavations at ancient Silk Road sites.
MV Members are invited to spend the morning with Dr Hiebert, curator of the exhibition and hear about his many expeditions including how he helped rediscover the lost Bactrian gold in Afghanistan.
Event includes morning tea, presentation by Dr Fredrik Hiebert followed by entry into Afghanistan: Hidden Treasures.
Date Saturday 23 March
Time 9am, followed by 10am entry into Afghanistan: Hidden Treasures exhibition.
Cost $14 adult, $12 concession, $10 child
Bookings are essential as this event is subject to capacity.
Book online or phone 13 11 02.
When booking online please ensure you select ‘PROMOTIONS AND SPECIAL EVENTS’ followed by event name.
This exhibition is organised by the National Geographic Society.
Proudly supported by the Australian Government International Exhibitions Insurance (AGIEI) Program.