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Ivoires, de l'Orient ancien aux temps modernes

Ivories, From Ancient Orient to Modern Age
From june 25 to august 30 2004
Artists have always prefered ivory for its beauty and its quality. To sculpt or model ivory is a true challenge, for the natural form and its fragility make it hard to handle.The louvre presnets the masterpieces of its collections from the antique Near-East, as well as pieces from Egypt, Rome and the medieval times.

Musée du Louvre

Palais du Louvre
75001 Paris - France

Téléphone 01 40 20 50 50
Web http:/ /
Hours :
Horaire(s) d'ouvertureMonday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday from 9 am to 5:30 pm
Wednesday, Friday from 9 am to 9:30 pm
Armistice Day 1918 (november, 11), New Year`s Day, Labour day (May, 1st), Christmas Day
Admission :
Admission fee : 9.5 €
Concessions : 6 € From 6 pm
Free : under 18; under 26 ans Union Européenne residents (except exhibitions in Hall Napoléon); teachers holding Pass Education (except exhibitions in Hall Napoléon); art teachers; artists; disabled persons; unemployed.
Free for all first Sunday of the month.
Year cards: carte Louvre jeunes, carte Louvre professionnels, carte des Amis du Louvre
Madonna with Child, Paris, around 1260-1270, elephant's ivory, musée du Louvre. © RMN / J.G. Berizzi.
catalogue : 176 p., RMN, 40€
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