Art in the Hermitage

Art in the Hermitage

180,000 of Oriental art can be seen in the Hermitage. From Ancient Egypt, the Middle East, Byzantium, Islamic Art of the countries of the near East, Mongolia and Tibet, Japan, Central Asia, The Golden Horde, Sassanian Iran, India, China, Thailand, The Caucasus and also Oriental Jewellery. There are fifty museum rooms that contains very interesting items from Mesopotamia, Byzantium and also countries of the Near and Far East. One of which to mention is the Aquamanile in the Form of an Eagle b... [ read more ]