Hermitage will send an archaeological expedition to Turkmenistan

The Hermitage, in conjunction with the Institute of History of Material Culture (IIMK) of the Russian Academy of Sciences, plans to send archeologists to Turkmenistan to conduct research, TASSreports with reference to the deputy director general of the museum, the chief curator of the Hermitage Svetlana Adakcin .

The expedition, according to the news agency, will be held in 2019 or in 2020.

Pavel Lurie, senior researcher at the Hermitage's Oriental Department, said that museum specialists work in Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan.

But in Turkmenistan in recent years did not work, and now, apparently, we will resume, hopes Svetlana Adaksina.

Source: Chronicles of Turkmenistan