Picture gallery - Treasures: Allahabad Museum
A selection from the collection of the Allahabad Museumbooks Updated: Nov 03, 2017 18:18 IST
This volume highlights the treasures of the Allahabad Museum, which has a rich and diversified collection of art, antiquities, firmans, paintings, sculptures, coins, ceramics, archaeological objects, illustrated manuscripts, decorative art objects, arms and armour, textiles, natural history specimens, photographs, prints and personal collections.
The artefacts are displayed in 16 different galleries including an exhibition in the Memorial Hall, in the memory of AK Coomaraswamy, and also in the Central Hall.
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The collection allows Indian visitors to feel a sense of pride in their ancient culture and identity and enable visitors from other countries to appreciate India’s culture and its values. *