Genghis Khan and His Heirs, The Great Mongol Empire

Sabancı University's Sakıp Sabancı Museum hosted the "Genghis Khan and his Heirs, The Great Mongolian Empire" exhibition between December 7, 2006 and April 8, 2007.

The exhibition, jointly organized by the Kunst und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland-Bonn, the Staatliches Museum für Völkerkunde-Munich, the Kunsthistorisches Museum-Vienna, the federal state of lower Austria, the BMBWK and Sabancı University's Sakıp Sabancı Museum and sponsored by Garanti Bank, brought together 600 pieces, some of which were seen by the public for the first time, from major museums in Europe, Mongolia and Turkey. In conjunction with the exhibition a programme of lectures, gallery talks, and workshops for children and adults was conducted.

Four different workshops organized for the children aged 5-7, 8-11, 12-14 and 15+ are as follows:

Prepare your own paiza!
A stroll in the steppes
Listen to the music of the steppes
Puzzles in the Mongolian Empire
Let’s be nomads
Surprise of the steppes: Surprise workshops
Make your own stamp
This is our Great Law!

Program

Wednesday, Thursday
10:00-12:00 and 13:30-15:30
2 hours

Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday
11:00-13:30 and 14:30-17:00
2,5 hours

Guanyin figurine China, Yuan Dynasty, c. 1290-1310 Yingqing glazed porcelain, yingdezhen kiln H. 56 cm National Museum of Asian Art - Guimet Museum, Paris, inv. EO 1616

Guanyin figurine China, Yuan Dynasty, c. 1290-1310 Yingqing glazed porcelain, yingdezhen kiln H. 56 cm National Museum of Asian Art - Guimet Museum, Paris, inv. EO 1616

Yoke ornament in the shape of a crouched female deer South West of Inner Mongolia or North China ya da Kuzey Çin, 4th century BC Bronze H. 11 cm, L. 14,3 cm, W. 3 cm National Museum of Asian Art - Guimet Museum, Paris, inv. EO 2967

Bell ornament in the shape of an argali South Siberia, 6th-5th century BC Bronze H. 12 cm, W. 4,5 cm National Museum of Asian Art - Guimet Museum, Paris, inv. AA 10

Glazed tile with a cavalry man Kashan, Iran, c. 1300 Kiln-dried quartz, pressing, luster technique H. 27,5 cm, W. 17,8 cm National Museums of Berlin, Islamic Art Museum, inv. I. 6217

Portrait of Emperor Taizu (Genghis Khan) From the album named Yuandai di banshenksiang China, Yuan Dynasty, 14th century Ink and dye on silk H. 74,1 cm, W. 116,1 cm Taipei National Palace Museum, Taiwan, inv. zhonghua 000324-1

Diadem Kosho-Tsaydam, Arhangay Province, Mongolia, 8th century Gold leaf and ruby H. 9,8 cm, L. 25,7 cm National Museum of Mongolian History, Ulan Bator, inv. U 2003-4-46

Rattle horse with a saddle Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China, Northern Wei Dynasty, 5th-6th century Clay, paint H. 28,5 cm National Museum of Asian Art - Guimet Museum, Paris, inv. MA 6276