A fish-shaped gold flask for perfumed oil from Tajikistan made 2,400-plus years ago is part of the exhibition Age of Luxury – the Assyrians to Alexander at the Hong Kong Museum of History. Photo: Enid Tsui

How the super rich used to live: British Museum exhibition in Hong Kong of ancient Middle Eastern luxury objects 

Show at Hong Kong Museum of History highlights the sophistication of design and craftsmanship thousands of years ago, and reminds us why we grieve over the wanton destruction of cultural relics

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A fish-shaped gold flask for perfumed oil from Tajikistan made 2,400-plus years ago is part of the exhibition Age of Luxury – the Assyrians to Alexander at the Hong Kong Museum of History. Photo: Enid Tsui
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