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The Museums in the Area of Lumbini and Kapilavastu

Gitu Giri

ISBN 10: 9937280281 / ISBN 13: 9789937280280
Published by Lumbini International Research Institute, 2014
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Contents: Preface. 1. Introduction of Research. 2. General introduction of artifacts. 3. Lumbini. i. Introduction. ii. Artifacts in museum. iii. Replicas in museum. iv. Structural remains. v. Non-displayed objects. vi. Appendix. 4. Kapilavastu. i. Introduction. ii. Museum. iii. Appendix. 5. Sainamaina. i. Introduction. ii. Museum. 6. Lumbini Tharu Museum. i. Introduction. ii. Museum. iii. Appendix. 7. Conclusion. Bibliography. From the preface: Lumbini, Kapilavastu, Sainamaina and Lumbini Tharu Museums help people to understand and appreciate the natural world, the history of Sakya and Tharu civilizations, and the record of artistic, scientific and technological achievements. Museums collect objects of scientific, aesthetic, or historical importance; care for them; and study, interpret and exhibit them for the purpose of public education and the advancement of knowledge. These museums offer many benefits to their visitors, their communities and society as a whole. Informally they offer unparalleled opportunities for self-directed learning and exploration by national and international visitors of diverse ages, interests, backgrounds and abilities. They are public gathering places where visitors can be entertained, inspired and introduced to new ideas. These are enriched with local cultural life and make communities more appealing places to live and to visit. For society as a whole, museums provide valuable intangible benefits as sources of national, regional and local identity. They have the singular capacity to reflect both continuity and change, to preserve and protect cultural and natural heritage while vividly illustrating the progression of the human imagination and their activities. Bookseller Inventory # 115977

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Title: The Museums in the Area of Lumbini and ...

Publisher: Lumbini International Research Institute

Publication Date: 2014

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Lumbini, Kapilavastu, Sainamaina and Lumbini Tharu Museums help people to understand and appreciate the natural world, the history of Sakya and Tharu civilizations, and the record of artistic, scientific, and technological achievements. Museums collect objects of scientific, aesthetic, or historical importance; care for them; and study, interpret, and exhibit them for the purposes of public education and the advancement of knowledge.

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