Art Documentary

Day:
Thursday
Date:
22/08/2013
Start:
16:00
End:
16:30
Event type:
Film
Location:
Lecture Theatre
Admission:
Free

Baroque Room 12, c.1930.

Free screening of a documentary about the Great Stupa Sculptures. No booking necessary.

Part of the BBC documentary series, Masterpieces of the East, revealing the stories behind iconic artefacts from the Indian subcontinent. This edition examines a collection of stone carvings which originally adorned a vast Buddhist monument in ancient India. Now housed in the British Museum, these intricately-carved stones narrowly avoided being used as building materials until a Scottish surveyor intervened

Duration: 30 minutes.

Heritage Week 2013