CULTURE


Jabrayil History-Ethnography Museum

Baku, April 13, AZERTAC

Jabrayil History-Ethnography Museum has been operating since 1953. Archaeological and ethnographic materials belonging to the history of the region, textiles, objects of decorative and applied art, household items belonging to ancient history and the Middle Ages, photographs, documents, exhibits of the flora and fauna of the region are exhibited in the museum.

In total, about 16,000 of the more than 17,000 exhibits of that time were saved from occupiers. These include carpets and rugs, silver and gold jewelry, silver men’s and women’s belts, silver daggers, historical and ethnographic materials reflecting different periods of Azerbaijani history, photographs and documents relating to the history of the region. Several items which are difficult to transport, and more than 2000 exhibits were destroyed by the Armenian occupiers.

Currently, Jabrayil History-Ethnography Museum continues its activity at the Azerbaijan Museum of Independence.

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