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From Ancient Egypt to Byzantine Mediterranean Civilization-Intersections of Civilizations  
12 Nov2017
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As the most important oversea exhibition from Italy in recent years, the Italian national treasures and over 500 pieces of exquisite relics from 18 Italian Museums are displayed in China Chongqing Three Gorges Museum from August 19th until November 12th.

This "Intersections of Civilization - from Ancient Egypt to Byzantine Mediterranean Civilization" from 18 museums in Italy is designed for the Chinese museums. Chongqing is the last show for the Chinese tour.

The museums include The National Archaeological Museum in Florence, Pompeii Archaeological Museum, the National Archaeological Museum in Rome. Some of the exquisite cultural relics for the exhibition are first ever displayed in China, such as the Nymphs Temple mosaic murals, the bronze head of Appollo and others.

The Mediterranean is the symbol of the origins for western civilization. The theme of the exhibition is "Mediterranean golden age" . The show is divided into eight parts, including "Mediterranean History and myth", "The Egyptians: Brilliant Pharaoh", "The ancient civilization along the Mediterranean: From Mycenae, Cyprus to Phoenicia", "Greek", "The Civilization in Greek area" and "Etruscan civilization", "Rome Era" and "Barbarian Lord and the Byzantine emperor". The Mediterranean civilization from seventh Century BC to seventh Century is displayed with the marble sculpture, bronze ware, pottery, gold and silver, and other exhibits.

The planner of the show, Casares museum curator Adriano Madafo, told reporters that it took 2 years to pick out the relics as this is the most important oversea show in recent years. "We chose all the best collections in these museum"

"Through these exhibits we can trace the development of the Mediterranean civilization, we can see the similarities between the civilizations in Italy and in China."

The show is free for public. The museum is open everyday from 10am to 4pm except Monday. 

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