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A stone's throw from La Louvière, the Royal Museum of Mariemont is devoting an exhibition to the ancient city of Mari in Syria. This co-production with the Louvre Museum gives can be enjoyed from the start of the school year in the province of Hainaut.

An archaeological exhibition near La Louvière

Embark on a trip to the Near East at the 3rd millennium BC, with the exhibition Mari in Syria produced by the Louvre Museum, the National and University Library of Strasbourg and the Royal Museum of Mariemont.

From palaces to temples, from gods to guardians, discover the fascinating history of an ancestral city, made up of destruction and reconstruction, preservation and rebirth.

Through archive images, documentary films and numerous treasures of copper, brick, stone or painting, the exhibition invites you to follow the explorations of excavators such as Parrot, Dossin, Margueron and Butterlin .

New in Mariemont

Exhibited for the very first time to the public, 3 life-size copies of the murals of the Grand Royal Palace of Mari have been completely restored for the occasion: a unique work, the last trace of a heritage now lost.

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From Saturday 16 September 2023 to Sunday 07 January 2024

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