The Hermitage News

Opening of the exhibition “I founded therein my royal palace…” Assyrian Art from the British Museum

Hermitage Days 2019

Published on 10 of December 2019

On 9 December 2019, during the Hermitage Days, the first-ever exhibition in Russia of art from ancient Assyria – “I founded therein my royal palace.” – was opened in the Manege of the Small Hermitage. The exhibition has been organized by the State Hermitage and the British Museum, which possesses the world’s best collection of Assyrian art.