until 7 May 2023

The Indonesian bronzes

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Address:
Museum Volkenkunde
Steenstraat 1
2312 BS LEIDEN
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The bronze images provide a wealth of information about the history of Indonesia. Not only about artistic developments but also the meaning of rituals, the use of materials, trade relations, economic developments and the colonial past.

These are small images of Hindu and Buddhist gods and ritual objects. Most of them were found on Java but do not originate from there. Not surprising really, given that Java has never been rich in metals.

These are small images of Hindu and Buddhist gods and ritual objects. Most of them were found on Java but do not originate from there. Not surprising really, given that Java has never been rich in metals.

When

  • Every sunday, tuesday, wednesday, thursday, friday and saturday until may 7th, 2023 from 10:00 to 17:00

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