Venus of Dolní Věstonice shining in London
06.02.2013 / 12:44
The 29,000-year-old ceramic sculpture of a voluptuous Czech lady known to the world as the Venus of Dolni Vestonice is one of the main attractions of the stunning show of art from the Ice Age in the British Museum. Ambassador Michael Žantovský was among guests of honour at the opening of the exhibition. In his speech, museum director Neil MacGregor thanked the Czech ambassador for his personal involvement in securing the loan of the exhibits from the Czech Republic which are the highlight of the exhibition
Ambassador Michael Žantovský with Neil MacGregor, director of British Museum
Czech Ambassador with the Czech Venus
The Venus of Dolni Vestonice visiting London
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