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Treasures of Heaven Gallery

TREASURES of Heaven, a major exhibition bringing together for the first time some of the finest sacred treasures of the medieval age, will be on display at the British Museum from June 23 to October 9, 2011.

It features over 150 objects from more than 40 institutions including the Vatican, European church treasuries, museums from the USA and Europe and the British Museum’s own pre-eminent collection. View some of the exhibits…

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PreviousNext Portable Altar. German. 1190 - 1200. Copper-gilt over a wood core, limestone, painted vellum, rock crystal, walrus ivory. Copyright The Trustees of the British Museum. 1 of 11


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