search
Nadezhda Dukhovny
Nadezhda Dukhovny

Ancient and Unique Uzbekistan: The Jizzakh Region III

The Hamid Olimjon and Zulfiya Museum. This photo is courtesy of the Press Service of the Tourism and Sports Department of the Jizzakh Region.
This photo is courtesy of the Press Service of the Tourism and Sports Department of the Jizzakh Region.

Museums play an important role in raising public awareness of their country’s history. The city of Jizzakh boasts a large number of museums that reflect its history and, along with it, the history of the entire country.

The Hamid Olimjon and Zulfiya Museum. This photo is courtesy of the Press Service of the Tourism and Sports Department of the Jizzakh Region.

Each visitor to the Hamid Olimjon and Zulfiya Museum in Jizzakh can feel that the history of the museum is inextricably linked with the present.

The Hamid Olimjon and Zulfiya Museum. This photo is courtesy of the Press Service of the Tourism and Sports Department of the Jizzakh Region.

The museum was founded on December 30, 1988, and since then has always attracted the attention of not only local but also foreign literary critics.

The Hamid Olimjon and Zulfiya Museum. This photo is courtesy of the Press Service of the Tourism and Sports Department of the Jizzakh Region.

The works of the famous Uzbek poet Hamid Olimjon and the queen of poetry Zulfiya Israilova made a great contribution to the development of Uzbek literature and culture.

The Hamid Olimjon and Zulfiya Museum. This photo is courtesy of the Press Service of the Tourism and Sports Department of the Jizzakh Region.

If we want to look at the value of this museum in numbers, we will find that the exhibition area of the museum is 200 square meters. The total number of exhibits reaches 2,172, of which 1,761 are in the main fund, 411 are in the auxiliary fund, and 441 are at the exhibition.

The Hamid Olimjon and Zulfiya Museum. This photo is courtesy of the Press Service of the Tourism and Sports Department of the Jizzakh Region.

The Sharaf Rashidov Museum was opened in his native Jizzakh region in connection with his 75th anniversary on November 6, 1992. The area of the museum’s exhibition halls is -170.4 sq. M. The total number of exhibits is 5185. There are 4473 items in the main fund, and 712 in the auxiliary fund.

 

The Sharaf Rashidov Museum. This photo is courtesy of the Press Service of the Tourism and Sports Department of the Jizzakh Region.

This man was known in his country as an outstanding party leader and as a writer. The economic development of the region during the period of his service is associated with Rashidov’s name.

The Sharaf Rashidov Museum. This photo is courtesy of the Press Service of the Tourism and Sports Department of the Jizzakh Region.

Nowadays, you can trace the life and accomplishments of this person on the exhibits of the museum, opened in his honor.

The Sharaf Rashidov Museum. This photo is courtesy of the Press Service of the Tourism and Sports Department of the Jizzakh Region.

The area of the exhibition halls of the Sharaf Rashidov Museum is -170.4 sq m. The total number of exhibits is 5185 items. There are 4473 units in the main fund, and 712 units in the auxiliary fund.

The Sharaf Rashidov Museum. This photo is courtesy of the Press Service of the Tourism and Sports Department of the Jizzakh Region.

The Zaamin District Historical Museum was opened on May 18, 1994, on the occasion of the International Day of Museums. Its exhibition area is 100 square meters.

The Zaamin District Historical Museum. This photo is courtesy of the Press Service of the Tourism and Sports Department of the Jizzakh Region.

Under the auspices of the regional inspectorate for the protection of cultural and heritage monuments, the museum building was overhauled, and the exhibition hall was equipped in accordance with modern requirements. Scientists plan to replenish the museum with new archaeological finds by participating in the excavation of ancient monuments in the Zaamin district.

The Zaamin District Historical Museum. This photo is courtesy of the Press Service of the Tourism and Sports Department of the Jizzakh Region.

Among the exhibits of the museum are pottery of the 3rd, 5th, and 8th centuries, copper and silver coins, parts of military weapons, agricultural tools, lithographs, jewelry, and handicrafts.

The Zaamin District Historical Museum. This photo is courtesy of the Press Service of the Tourism and Sports Department of the Jizzakh Region.

On September 10, 1986, the Jizzakh Regional Museum of Local Lore was established.

The State Museum of History and Culture of the Jizzakh Region. This photo is courtesy of the Press Service of the Tourism and Sports Department of the Jizzakh Region.

On December 11, 2017, the Jizzakh Regional Museum of Local Lore was closed, and on its basis, the State Museum of History and Culture of the Jizzakh Region was created. The number of exhibits in the museum is 23286 items.

The State Museum of History and Culture of the Jizzakh Region. This photo is courtesy of the Press Service of the Tourism and Sports Department of the Jizzakh Region.

It includes the Jizzakh Regional Historical and Cultural Museum, a branch of the Sharaf Rashidov Memorial Museum, a branch of the Khamid Olimjon and Zulfiya Museum, and a branch of the Zamin District Historical Museum.

The State Museum of History and Culture of the Jizzakh Region. This photo is courtesy of the Press Service of the Tourism and Sports Department of the Jizzakh Region.

The museum displays a number of unique historical exhibits, including documents, works of art, ceramic and copper products, weapons, manuscripts, as well as national costumes of the Uzbek people.

The State Museum of History and Culture of the Jizzakh Region. This photo is courtesy of the Press Service of the Tourism and Sports Department of the Jizzakh Region.
About the Author
Nadezhda Dukhovny was born and raised in Uzbekistan and made aliya in 2005. She holds an MA in Linguistics from Tel Aviv University and works in translation. She has a true interest about her motherland and would like to tell more about that fascinating country to make Israeli readers familiar with another culture from other part of the globe.
Related Topics
Related Posts
Comments