Inauguration of exhibition "Peru's Fabulous Treasures" at the National Museum, New Delhi
The National Museum, New Delhi, in collaboration with the Embassy of Peru in India hosted the special exhibition “Peru’s Fabulous Treasures” at its venue in Janpath Road, which was on display from October 16th through December 31st, 2018. “Peru’s Fabulous Treasures” was a journey through Peruvian history, starting with Ancient Peru and the legendary discovery of the royal tomb of the Lord of Sipan. It then explored the most important Pre-Columbian cultures that flourished in Peru. It then features the Peru-inspired tanjaore works of artist Sujata Pai. Finally, it ended with an examination of modern artistic manifestations in Peru. The activities linked to the exhibition featured a special lecture by Dr. Walter Alva, the archaeologist who unearthed the secrets of the Lord of Sipan and the current Director of the Royal Tombs of Sipan Museum in Peru, which took place on October 17th, at 3.30 PM, at the premises of the National Museum, New Delhi.