to Spain’s EFE News Agency, the exhibition will display the ancient
artifacts of the Achaemenid era at the Kaisha Foundation next year.
believe that the exhibition “Forgotten Empire: The World of Ancient
Persia” will be the largest of its kind on the history of the Achaemenid
400 artifacts will be put on display from the collections of Iranian
museums such as the National Museum of Iran and the Persepolis and
Hegmataneh (Ecbatana) museums and from the Louvre and the British Museum.
exhibition, which was originally entitled “Persian Glory”, will open
at the British Museum on September 8, 2005 and will continue until January
addition, Achaemenid era experts from across the globe plan to participate
in a three-day seminar on social issues, women’s rights, the economy,
and art during the Achaemenid dynasty that will be held in London on the
sidelines of the exhibition.