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The Silk Road was a huge network of trade arteries splitting and converging across the breadth of Eurasia. It traces not only the establishment of trade and military armies, but also the passage of ideas, religions and inventions through many centuries. The Silk Road is one of the world's oldest and most historically important trade routes. Its influence can be seen in the cultures of China, Japan, Central Asia, the Middle East, and in the West.The Farjam Foundation has selected specific pieces for the exhibition to highlight a number of cultures and artistic innovations ranging from the Persian to the Japanese Empires’. The exhibition will provide the viewer with a chance to examine high quality art from various cultures that expound upon the revolutions and developments during these historical periods; which have not only enriched the culture of the East but also helped shaped the civilizations of the West.