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Lecture by Franziska Wenig: The Merseburg ivory box

© Copyright by United Cathedral Founders, Falko Matte

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The Merseburg Ivory Casket: A valuable casket between luxury object and mass-produced item

While in the chapter house the Year1000Treasures travel back another century in the cathedral's history month by month, in the court room of Merseburg Castle you can expect lectures that focus on individual exhibits of the Year1000Treasures and thus shed more light on a century in its historical significance for Merseburg Cathedral and the region.
In August, the
The Merseburg Ivory Casket: A valuable casket between luxury object and mass-produced item

While in the chapter house the Year1000Treasures travel back another century in the cathedral's history month by month, in the court room of Merseburg Castle you can expect lectures that focus on individual exhibits of the Year1000Treasures and thus shed more light on a century in its historical significance for Merseburg Cathedral and the region.
In August, the Year 1000 Treasures of the 13th century are presented. A unique treasure box from this period is an ivory reliquary box from an Italian workshop. The art historian Franziska Wenig will present this treasure in a lecture.
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Free admission, donations requested

When:

Wednesday 01.09.21 18:00

Where:

Venue:

Merseburg Cathedral

Cathedral square 7
06217 Merseburg
Phone: +49 3461 / 210045
fax: +49 3461 / 720621
E-mail: fuehrung@merseburger-dom.de

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