“The Lost World of Old Europe. The Danube Valley, 5000-3500 BC”
(November 11, 2009 – April 25, 2010)
The National Museum of Archaeology and History of Moldova participates in the international exhibition “The Lost World of Old Europe. The Danube Valley, 5000-3500 BC” organized in New York, USA.
Organizer: The Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York, in collaboration with the National Museum of History of Romania, the National Museum of Archaeology and History of Moldova, and the Regional Museum of History from Varna, Bulgaria.
The exhibition “The Lost World of Old Europe” has presented for the first time in the USA more than 160 objects discovered by archaeologists in the South-Eastern Europe, revealing a human civilization that reached the peak of creativity between 5,000 and 4,000 B.C. and mysteriously disappeared to 3,500 B.C. Twenty objects on display are from the National Museum of Archaeology and History of Moldova: adornments, tools, and arms, among which there are spiral rings, copper, coral, and shell necklaces, spiral copper bracelets, pendants made of wild boar’s fang, flint objects including a sword.
The exhibition was opened on November 11, 2009 and will be available for the American public until April 25, 2010.