This online exhibition preheats the exhibition that will show at the Louvre Museum in 2022, which will include the museum collections of Uzbekistan. The purpose of the exhibition is to present civilizations and cultures from ancient times to the end of the medieval period, through which the caravan routes of South and Central Asia ran, located on the territory of modern Uzbekistan.
The exposition from museums and institutions of Uzbekistan (Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara Shakhrisabz, Termez and Nukus) will include about 310 exhibits: clay sculptures, objects made of wood, metal, glass, ceramics and parchment.
The exhibition’s chronology will present the origin and development of the Great Silk Road, the resettlement of peoples, the golden age of trade of Sogdian merchants from Iran to China, the arrival of Islam in Central Asia, the Turkic-Mongolian period, as well as the era of the great “empires” of the Timurids and Shaibanids. The timeline of the exhibition presents exhibits from the 2nd century BC. - XVI century A.D.