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Tibetan Arms and Armor
The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York presents an exhibition of Tibetan arms and armor from the permanent collection.
This installation presents approximately forty highlights from the Museum's extensive permanent collection of rare and exquisitely decorated armor, weapons, and equestrian equipment from Tibet and related areas of Mongolia and China, dating from the eighth to the twentieth century. Included are several recent acquisitions that have never before been exhibited or published.
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