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Docent Lecture: "Ancient Luxury and the Roman Silver Treasure from Berthouville", by Marsha Holm

Berthouville Treasure
October 24, 2015 -
2:15pm3:15pm

In 1830, a French famer plowing his field near the village of Berthouville, in rural Normandy, accidentally discovered a hoard of spectacular silver-gilt objects that were deliberately buried during antiquity. The items, all dated to the first or second century AD, were dedicated to the Roman god Mercury and collectively became known as the Berthouville Treasure.

October 24, 2015 - 2:15pm

Docent Lecture: "Ancient Luxury and the Roman Silver Treasure from Berthouville", by Marsha Holm

October 18, 2015 -
1:00pm2:00pm

In 1830, a French famer plowing his field near the village of Berthouville, in rural Normandy, accidentally discovered a hoard of spectacular silver-gilt objects that were deliberately buried during antiquity. The items, all dated to the first or second century AD, were dedicated to the Roman god Mercury and collectively became known as the Berthouville Treasure.

October 18, 2015 - 1:00pm

Docent Lecture: "Ancient Luxury and the Roman Silver Treasure from Berthouville", by Alfred Escoffier

Berthouville Treasure
October 6, 2015 -
1:00pm2:00pm

In 1830, a French famer plowing his field near the village of Berthouville, in rural Normandy, accidentally discovered a hoard of spectacular silver-gilt objects that were deliberately buried during antiquity. The items, all dated to the first or second century AD, were dedicated to the Roman god Mercury and collectively became known as the Berthouville Treasure.

October 6, 2015 - 1:00pm

Curator Lecture: "J.M.W. Turner and his Contemporaries: An Introduction to Luminous Worlds" by Emerson Bowyer

John Ruskin, A River in the Highlands, ca. 1847
September 12, 2015 -
2:00pm3:00pm

Emerson Bowyer is research assistant in the department of European Paintings. He was Andrew W. Mellon Curatorial Fellow at the Frick Collection, New York, where he organized and authored the catalogue for the exhibition David d’Angers: Making the Modern Monument. A specialist in18th- and 19th-century European painting and sculpture, Emerson received his BA and law degrees from the University of Sydney, and completed his graduate studies at Columbia University. 

September 12, 2015 - 2:00pm

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