‘Avar warriors in Transylvania’ – exhibition opening and workshops

The opening of the exhibition entitled ‘Avar warriors in Transylvania (Războinici avari în Transilvania)’ will be organised as part of the cultural event known as ‘Night of the Museum’ on the 16th of May 2015, at 10 o’clock AM.  The exhibition  focuses on different aspects of Avar-period material culture, including weapons and fighting equipment, lifestyle, male and female clothing, funerary ritual, everyday life, as well as the relations between Avars and other ethnic groups of the Carpathian Basin. The exhibition will showcase a rich array of artefacts selected and borrowed from various museums of the country, as well as an abundant explanatory material and various reconstructions of the costume, weapons and harness of the period.

The exhibition can be visited between the 16th of May and 30th of September 2015 in the exhibition hall of tMureș County Museum from the Castle, Târgu Mureș.