Introduction to the exhibition
This major exhibition brings together for the first time some of the finest sacred masterpieces of medieval art.
Get close to these beautiful treasures in the exquisite setting of the domed Reading Room and witness stunning craftsmanship from an era of deep piety and devotion. Over 150 objects have been drawn from institutions from The Vatican to European church treasuries to museums in USA and Europe and from the British Museum’s own collection.
This exhibition was at the British Museum from 23 June to 9 October 2011.
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