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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 08/29/2018 | 534 Views | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

The Preslav Treasure

Episode 5: The General Interview with University Professor Dr. Falko Daim

The Preslav Treasure has immeasurable value for academics not least of all because of its certain provenance. But the examinations themselves are also extremely important, because the research…

The General Interview with University Professor Dr. Falko Daim
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 08/22/2018 | 551 Views | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

The Preslav Treasure

Episode 4: The Context

In the library of the Romano-Germanic Central Museum in Mainz, Bulgarian scholars investigate the environment of the Preslav Treasure from an art-historical and cultural-historical perspective.…

The Context
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 08/15/2018 | 816 Views | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

The Preslav Treasure

Episode 3: The Restoration

The restoration specialists in Mainz scrutinise the Preslav Treasure so as to discern the finest details of the goldwork. Not much restoration is needed, as the beads and high-quality gold alloy…

The Restoration
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 08/08/2018 | 519 Views | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

The Preslav Treasure

Episode 2: The Material Analysis

In the Romano-Germanic Central Museum in Mainz, the Preslav Treasure is examined by chemical scientist Dr. Marlène Aubin and Matthias Heinzel, a qualified goldsmith who heads the metal restoration…

The Material Analysis
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 08/01/2018 | 2093 Views | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

The Preslav Treasure

Episode 1: A true treasure

The Preslav Treasure, a collection of jewellery weighing some 640 g, was discovered and excavated in the late 1970s in Preslav, eastern Bulgaria. Now the find is to be examined more precisely in…

A true treasure
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 07/07/2018 | 4513 Views | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

The Preslav Treasure

Ein wahrer Schatz

Project leadership:
Prof. Dr. Falko Daim
Location:
Mainz
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The Project
The Preslav Treasure was found in winter 1978 by agricultural workers in the eastern Bulgarian town of Preslav, close to the former imperial palace. Comprising over 180 gold, silver, gold-plated and enamelled objects, the find was excavated and recovered by archaeologists. Now the find is to be researched as part of a Bulgarian-German cooperation project supervised by Prof. Falko at the Romano-Germanic Central Museum in Mainz. The partners are the National Archaeological Institute…