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Repatriated Indonesian Ancient Artefacts Exhibited at National Gallery

Durga Mahisasuramardini
Durga Mahisasuramardini
Durga Mahisasuramardini
Durga Mahisasuramardini
Durga Mahisasuramardini
Durga Mahisasuramardini
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Jakarta, IO – Visitors observe the Durga Mahisasuramardini statue on display at Building A of the National Gallery of Indonesia, Central Jakarta, Mon (5/12).

The exhibition titled “The Return of Silent Witnesses to Archipelago Civilization” is currently underway, showcasing a number of original Indonesian historical objects that were successfully repatriated from the Netherlands.

This exhibition can be enjoyed by the general public until December 10. One of the highlights in this exhibition are the four Singasari statues consisting of the Durga, Mahakala, Nandishvara and Ganesha statues received from a Dutch museum on August 17.

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It also displays other valuable collections such as artifacts belonging to Pangerang Diponegoro, Klungkung Keris (ceremonial Javanese dagger) and Lombok Royal Heritage. In total, there are around 152 historical objects across eight exhibition rooms. However, visitors are only allowed to document four Singasari statues from all the items on display.

This exhibition is a rare opportunity for the Indonesian people to witness the return of a priceless objects that embody the rich history of the archipelago.

(IO/Faisal Ramadhan)

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