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January 17, 2013
Zaamin local lore museum reconstructed in Jizzakh region
Zaamin local lore museum has been reconstructed in Jizzakh region of Uzbekistan, a press service of the Ministry of Culture and Sport Affairs of Uzbekistan said.
The construction of the museumís building was completed in the end of 19th and in the beginning of 20th centuries. Currently, the museum, which was opened in 1996, has over 30,000 exhibits, which include archeology, ethnography and independence departments.
Head of main scientific-production department of Ministry of Culture and Sport Affairs and use of cultural heritage objects Ravshan Mansurov said that the museum was improved and now looks much better.
He added that exhibits are archeological finds, including those from third century. Among exhibits are monuments from Kushan Empire, Karahanid Empire, exhibits from natural mountainous caves, etc. All departments of museums met modern requirements and now it is one of the best museums of Jizzakh region.
Minister of Culture and Sport of Uzbekistan Tursunali Kuziev said that the ministry pays attention to development of museums, located in the regions. (Source: UzDaily.com)