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Musee du Quay Branly Presents from dawn to dusk, National collections of Guatemala

Musee du Quay Branly Presents from dawn to dusk, National collections of Guatemala

Musée du Quay Branly presents from dawn to dusk, National collections of Guatemala. Exhibition on view through SUNDAY 2TH OCTOBER 2011. Through the presentation of more than 160 exceptional objects belonging to the National Heritage of Guatemala – painted ceramics, steles, cut semiprecious stones, funerary objects, architectural remains, ornaments, etc. – the exhibition retraces the […]

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British Museum Opens Treasures of Heaven Saints, Relics and Devotion in Medieval Europe

British Museum Opens Treasures of Heaven Saints, Relics and Devotion in Medieval Europe

The British Museum presents Treasures of Heaven Saints, Relics and Devotion in Medieval Europe. Exhibition open 23 June – 9 October 2011. This major exhibition brings together for the first time some of the finest sacred treasures of the medieval age. It features over 150 objects drawn from more than 40 institutions including the Vatican, […]

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Art Fund Helps Save Wickham Market Hoard for Ipswich Museum

Art Fund Helps Save Wickham Market Hoard for Ipswich Museum

One of the largest collections of Iron Age coins to be found in recent years has been saved for the nation, and will be displayed at Ipswich Museum thanks to the support of the Art Fund. The Wickham Market hoard is one of the most important discoveries to be found in Suffolk in the past […]

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Pergamonmuseum Shows Recently discovered masterpiece of Islamic art: a treasure from Cairo

Pergamonmuseum Shows Recently discovered masterpiece of Islamic art: a treasure from Cairo

The thousand year-old Fatimid rock crystal ewer from the Keir Collection of Edmund de Unger The discovery of this intricately crafted rock crystal ewer recently caused a sensation on the British art market. The priceless object first made a stir in the press for being a ‘sleeper’, after being originally priced between ₤100 to ₤200 […]

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