Nepal

December 1, 1983 – June 10, 1984

National Museum of Natural History
10th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC

1st Floor, West Wing, Alcove Gallery near Discovery Room Floor Plan

Featured are some twenty objects from Nepal, most dating from the 1940s and 1950s. Many are highly decorated, functional objects such as a spinning wheel; others are ceremonial in nature, such as bronze religious ceremonial vessels and silver jewelry. Included is a model of a temple crafted from silver.

The exhibition honors the December 1983 visit of the King of Nepal.