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The ILIM Group has supported the exhibition “The Iron Age. Europe without Borders”

Published 11 January 2021

It presents more than 1,600 exhibits from the archaeological collections of the State Hermitage, the State Historical Museum, the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts and the Museum für Vor- und Frühgeschichte (part of the Berlin State Museums).

Thanks to the support of the ILIM Group as partner of the exhibition, the display in the Manege of the Small Hermitage can be visited free of charge after obtaining a ticket.

The exhibition is unique in the breadth of the material featured: the Iron Age in Italy, the Hallstatt Culture, antiquities of Celtic culture, the famous treasures of Scythian burial mounds in the steppes, artefacts from the Classical World, well-known hoards, antiquities of the Koban culture of the Northern Caucasus and of the cultures of the Eastern European forest belt. The display is organized along chronological and geographical lines with several thematic sections corresponding to the archaeological cultures that came into being across the extensive territory from the Atlantic Ocean in the West to the Ural Mountains in the East. The artefacts featured are arranged according to regional groups of cultures and archaeological complexes that include burial sites, settlements, hoards and chance finds.

Visits to the exhibition are by time slots. A free ticket for the current day and time slot should be obtained from the administrator in the entrance zone of the Small Hermitage, access from Shuvalov Passage (which runs between 37 Millionnaya Street and 36 Palace Embankment). The display is also accessible for visitors holding tickets to the Main Museum Complex for Fixed Route No 1 (entrance from the Jordan Staircase) and Fixed Route No 2 (entrance from the Church Staircase), in which case access is by way of the internal Sivkov Passage (Hall 102).







The exhibition has been organized with the support of the ILIM Group.