The conservation of mural paintings in Ajanta caves - 14th to 28th
February, 2007

Time : 10:00 am - 5:00 pm(Monday closed)

Event Info : Following the agreements signed in January 2005 between
Italy, represented officially by the Italian Embassy in India and the
Ministry of Culture, and the Indian authorities represented by the
Ministry of Culture and the Archeological Survey of India (ASI), an
operational program was agreed for the realization of conservation
project for the cave number 17 at Ajanta and cave number 17 at Ellora.
The two ancient sacred places, situated in the region of Maharashtra,
form the most important monuments of the ancient Indian painting, both
classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The exhibition, curated
by the Central Institute of Restoration, Rome, illustrates the various
stages of the restoring operations conducted on the site by the ICR from
October 2005.

Entry : by invitation which is available at Italian Embassy Cultural
Institute, 50 - E, Chandragupta Marg (Entry from Nyaya Marg), Chankyapuri

Organized by : Central Institute of Restoration, Rome, Italian Cultural

Collaboration : National Museum, New Delhi, Scientific Attache' of the
Embassy of Italy

Place : National Museum, Janpath, New Delhi
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