Bagan Archaeological Museum

buddha statue in baganBagan Archaeological Museum was inaugurated 17 April 1998 at the world-famous ancient city of Bagan, Mandalay Division, Upper Myanmar. It is close to Palin Pagoda Gawdawt. The first archeology museum in the truest sense of the word has been built near the north cover way Ananda temple in 1904 in a very modest way because.

A small rectangular building with a brick floor of 60 feet by 30 feet in which randomly show some ancient inscriptions in stone images of Buddha and other cultural goods listed in the Bagan area. After several years in which they were added a number of new works of art and antiquities, the museum seemed overstocked warehouse.
In 1976 he was selected the site south of Gawdaw-Palin Pagoda and designated Archaeological Museum consists of a museum building was built octagonal. It seemed rare artifacts and fragile remains of monuments carved Bagan. Three large rectangular buildings were built close to him as the annexation in which stone inscriptions and stone statues of Bagan period shown. It’s called Bagan Archaeological Museum and the site was officially inaugurated in October 1979.

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There are many showrooms. On the ground floor it is a fully furnished and a room large enough to hold international conference, conference, seminar or meeting with air conditioning. On this floor is the showroom of objects of visual arts Bagan period as brick, stucco, wood carvings, stone carvings, metal, lacquer works, etc., the exhibition hall displaying 55 different models hairdressers fashion worn by the women of the court Bagan Period, the showroom where the originals, replicas and copies Bagan stone inscriptions ink and other forms of epigraphy, the gallery where paintings by famous artists from Myanmar today is the social life and the military power of ancient Bagan, as well as copies of the frescoes on the walls and roofs of the ancient temples, and the exhibition hall where models Bagan architectural monuments and art treasures.

buddha artsThe second floor of a large marble floor stairs, we reach the showrooms on religious themes. Here we find that the exhibits are Buddha statues and images of various brands, styles and positions that gives us a knowledge of Buddhist iconography. In the living objects of Buddhist art of all Buddhist visual arts are displayed. Viewers of these items can also appreciate the depth and scope of Buddhist influence on the culture of Myanmar. Here, on the second floor is another art gallery, but specializes in religious issues. Paintings by artists of today and murals master painters of Bagan on display in the gallery represent all or Bagan pagodas and monuments representing Buddhist stories – Jataka.

Next on the second floor it is the flat roof of the entire building, from where pilgrims, visitors and tourists can enjoy a panoramic view of the “land of the pagoda” of Bagan and wait patiently for the right time to see the “big orange ball” slowly sinking behind the range of hills Tantkyi Taung on the west bank of the mighty river Ayeyawaddy.

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To crown the pleasure of your visit to Bagan a large bronze statue awaits your attention to the center of the lawn in front of the porch round the museum. The statue is the hero king Pyusawhti (AD167-242), the third king of the dynasty of 55 kings of Bagan. Legend has it that won five enemies Bagan who had been sexually abused by killing them with his bow and arrows powerful. The enemies were the big bird, the big boar, big tiger, the great flying squirrel and wild weeds bu (pumpkin). The Pagoda Bupaya standing on the edge of the river Ayeyawaddy Bagan is attributed to Pyusawhti. And ‘the place where the king hero finally eradicated problematic weeds.

Bagan Visitors now has two great museums. The whole area 16 square miles of Bagan Archaeological Zone is in itself a museum field of almost ten centuries ago, it is a beautiful modern museum of very recent time.
Bagan Archaeological Museum was inaugurated 17 April 1998 at the world-famous ancient city of Bagan, Mandalay Division, Upper Myanmar. It is close to Palin Pagoda Gawdawt. The first archeology museum in the truest sense of the word has been built near the north cover way Ananda temple in 1904 in a very modest way because.
A small rectangular building with a brick floor of 60 feet by 30 feet in which randomly show some ancient inscriptions in stone images of Buddha and other cultural goods listed in the Bagan area. After several years in which they were added a number of new works of art and antiquities, the museum seemed overstocked warehouse.

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