Replica of Chinggis Khaan’s stone inscription in Hermitage Museum handed overArt & Culture
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ On the fourth day of his official visit to the Russian Federation, Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh visited the State Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg.
General Director of the museum M.B.Piotrovski welcomed the PM and officially handed over A replica of Chinggis Khaan’s stone inscription. The script dates back to 1224-1225 and it is dedicated to Yesunkhei, nephew of Chinggis Khan, who hit a target (from a bow) from a distance of 335-arm-span distance.
The parties agreed to conduct joint exhibition next year and jointly carry out a project ‘Mongolian heritage overspread in the world’. Furthermore, General Director of the State Hermitage Museum M.B.Piotrovsky was invited to a scientific conference for the 800th anniversary of Karakorum city, the capital city of Great Mongol Empire, which will be held in 2020.
PM U.Khurelsukh also visited the Institute of Oriental Study of the Russian Academy of Sciences and Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography named after Emperor Peter the Great, being acquainted with Mongolian unique hand scripts and rare artifacts related to Mongolian history.