"Ban Chiang" Exhibition Opens at NMNH

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"Ban Chiang: Discovery of a Lost Bronze Age," an exhibition organized jointly by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) and the University of Pennsylvania, opens at the National Museum of Natural History, exhibiting archeological discoveries that have changed the prevailing view of Southeast Asia's role in the development of civilization.


  • Ban Chaing: Discovery of a Lost Bonze Age (Exhibition)
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • Smithsonian Institution) Traveling Exhibition Service
  • University of Pennsylvania


Chronology of Smithsonian History


Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1984. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1985, p. 404.

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu


November, 1983


  • Archaeology
  • Exhibit openings
  • Exhibitions

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