The Museum of National History and Archaeology Constanta will host the exhibition “The Antique Gold and Silver of Romania” between June 22 and September 4, organized by the National History Museum of Romania (MNIR) in collaboration with 31 museums from all over the country.
The exhibition will contain ancient pieces made of precious metals from various museums. Among the presented items will be some of the most valuable artifacts from the host museum’s patrimony, including clerical objects from Sucidava from the 5th and 6th century AD and gold adornments recovered from two graveyards from the Tomis roman crypt (dating from the 2nd century AD).
Together with these, there will also be exhibited artifacts made of shells and marble, Tanagra terracotta statues coins and glass vases from the Roman period, meant to significantly illustrate the specific regional features and the variety of Dobrogea’s archaeological
This project was started in 2013 by the National History Museum of Romania. Since then, the exhibition traveled through many cities in Romania, such as Timisoara, Oradea, Sibiu and Craiova.
“The Antique Gold and Silver of Romania” is open to the public starting June 22 from 14:00 in the Museum of National History and Archaeology Constanta. It is open from Monday to Friday between 9:00 and 20:00.