The Hermitage will host an exhibition about the ancient civilizations of Bahrain, in 2017. This was agreed on Sunday by the Minister of Culture of Bahrain Mai Al Khalifa after meeting with the head of the Tourism Committee of St. Petersburg Victor Kononov.
In the framework of the exhibition will be exhibited the famous and rare archaeological finds found on the territory of the present-day Bahrain. This exhibition will be a continuation of the exhibition of archaeological finds of a later period Tilos, which was held at the Hermitage in 2012. Ancient monuments, which have replenished the collection of the Bahrain National Museum excavations in the second half of the twentieth century excavations, were exhibited outside the Kingdom for the first time.