Archive for the ‘Artifacts of Material History’ Category

Khoja Ahmad Yasawi and His Mausoleum

Detail of the tiled Dome of the Khoja Ahmad Yasawi Mausoleum, late 14th c. (Image in public domain) By Aigerim Korzhumbayeva –  Silent yet loud … The...

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The Museum as Search for the Past: a Visit to the “New” Museum of Egyptian Art at Munich

Fig. 1    Sesostris (Senoswret) III as a young man, granite, Middle Empire, 12th Dynasty, c, 1870 BC Munich By Andrea M. Gáldy –  Prepare to get lost in...

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Volcano Lovers: Exhibition review, Hypo Kunsthalle, Munich, November 2013 – 23 March 2014

Fig. 1: Bacchus and Mount Vesuvius, Fresco, Pompeii, House of the Centenary, AD 68–79, Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, (Photo © Fotografica Foglia, Naples) By...

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Medieval Seals and Manuscripts from the Great St. Bernard Monastery

Medieval Seals and Manuscripts from the Great St. Bernard Monastery

Hospice Monastery du Grand St-Bernard in winter (Photo courtesy of Order of Grand St-Bernard, 2012) By LiHe Han and Derek DeRoche –  The following article...

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Medieval Guild Signs and Emblem Traditions: Zunftzeichen

Medieval Guild Signs and Emblem Traditions: Zunftzeichen

Guild Sign (Zunftzeich) for Mittenwald Tailors – Schneiderei (Photo Wofgang Morscher, 2007) By Patrick Hunt – Hanging over narrow cobblestone streets,...

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