History of the museum foundation |
In the ancient time
Shakhrisabz was called as Nautaka by historians and geographers, in the
Middle Ages it was called as Kesh. Such names as “Dilkash”, “Kubbatul
ilm va adab” are frequent in the written source. During the independence
years (1996) the museum of the material culture’s hystory was created
because of local educated representetives’ initiative in honour of the
660th anniversary of the great commander Amir Timur, in which fund there
are more then 21000 attic works of art. The main aim of the museum is a
study of the hystory of cultural developement of Shakhrisabz from
ancient to present days.
Ancient and holy country of
Shahrisabz is a sacred place. Ancestries of such great figures as
Khisrav Dekhlavi, Mirza Bedil, Mirza Golib lived on this land. But no
doubt this land was famous most of all by the great commander Amir Timur.
The president of Uzbekistan, I.A. Karimov