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Opening of exhibition Ancient Khmer Jewellery and Ornaments: Gold and Silver Masterpieces of the Collections of the National Museum of Cambodia

Opening of exhibition Ancient Khmer Jewellery and Ornaments: Gold and Silver Masterpieces of the Collections of the National Museum of Cambodia

The Exhibition titled Ancient Khmer Jewellery and Ornaments: Gold and Silver Masterpieces of the Collections of the National Museum of Cambodia opened to the public on January 4 and will run for one month. The jewellery on display was recently returned from London, and the exhibit is meant to enourage the return of other jewellery collections found in various excavations at Angkorian and pre-Angkorian sites. The 10 collections of jewellry were acquired from an auction company in London, and were revealed on December 2, by the Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts and the Union of Youth Federations of Cambodia, headed by Prime Minister Hun Sen’s son Hun Many. Photos by Sreng Meng Srun