Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Israel's museum honors civilization and development

THE HINDU
The exhibit as part of the 50th anniversary is titled A Brief History of Mankind
ISREAL---Two pieces, representing the genesis of agriculture and its latest products, are part of an exhibit titled "A Brief History of Humankind," a center-piece of the 50th-anniversary celebrations at Israel Museum. The exhibit tries to convey a more universal message: the story of civilizations origins and development in the region. The exhibit is drawn largely from the museums vast holdings, and was inspired by the international best-seller Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, by Israeli historian Yuval Noah Harari. [link]