With India as the host, the much-awaited G20 Summit is just around the corner. There is a focus on the heritage of different countries, with artifacts and more that will be showcased during the summit from all 29 countries.
All these artifacts from different nations hold a cultural significance. From copies of the famous Mona Lisa painting and the 13th-century Magna Carta, the G20 venue is set to have interesting heritages from all 29 nations that will be a part of the event.
As per the Ministry of Culture, Govt of India, the second level of Bharat Mandapam, which is the G20 Summit’s main room, will have an exhibition of artwork from all 29 participating countries in digital as well as physical form.
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The Culture Corridor – G20 Digital Museum is a part of the event where the leaders’ meetings will take place.
Here, is a look at some prominent heritages that will be put on display at the G20 Summit:
1. Magna Carta: Magna Carta is a royal charter of rights agreed to by King John of England at Windsor, United Kingdom on June 15, 1215.
2. Panini Ashtadhyayi: Written by Sanskrit scholar Paṇini in around 500 BCE, Panini Ashtadhyayi is a linguistic text (grammar) that explains a form of an early Indo-Aryan language, which is Sanskrit. It is seen as a representation of India at the G20 summit.
3. Mona Lisa painting: Mona Lisa is the iconic painting by Leonardo da Vinci. It will be put on display from France’s side.
4. Coatlicue statue: The Coatlicue statue is among the most prominent surviving Aztec sculptures measuring 2.52 m (8.3 ft) in height. It is being represented by Mexico.
5. Gutenberg Bible: The Gutenberg Bible is the earliest book printed in Mainz, Germany. It was printed in 1455 by Johann Gutenberg, Johann Fust, and Peter Schoeffer. Now, only 48 copies are left.
6) Abrahamic Family House: The Abrahamic Family House is an interfaith complex in Abu Dhabi’s Saadiyat Island.
7) Kosode: Kosode is a representative of Japan. This is a short-sleeved garment and a predecessor of the Kimono.
8) Fahua-lidded jar: This is from China, and owes its origin to the Ming dynasty.
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