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Bronzene Buchschließe in Form eines flachen Bandes, aus dem symmetrisch zwei annähernd runde Platten hervorgehen

  • Object
  • Unbekannt
  • Fundort: Berlin (Stadt)
  • 14./15. Jahrhundert

The clasps prevented books from gaping open and protected precious papers and parchments from light, dust and moisture. These unremarkable objects bear witness to the monastery's once-remarkable library. A few books are now held by the Berliner Staatsbibliothek. Otherwise very little has survived.

Detailed information

Involved Persons/Corporate Bodies
Period Produced
14./15. Jahrhundert
Exhibition Format
Kupferlegierung; Reste eines korrodierten Eisenstifts
3,6 x 3,4 x 0,7 cm
200 g
Places / Cultures
Fundort: Berlin (Stadt)
Exhibition Location
UG.224.B2 E0144 Vitrine
Exhibition & Module
DA02 Palace Basement / DA04 01 Video Panorama / DA02 0144 Monastery Footbridge Extension Showcase / DA04 01 02 City and Monastery 1150-1443
Owner/Managing Institution
Museum für Vor- und Frühgeschichte - Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum für Vor- und Frühgeschichte
Inventory Number
If 23829/1089
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