Heritage Days near Rennes. Armored and initiation to the Morse Museum
© Archives Ouest-France A multi-role shielded vehicle Griffon, one of the last entry into the army park (here a copy of the 11th Rama) is presented this Weekend at the Transmissions Museum .. L'Espace Ferrié, the Museum of the Weapons of Transmissions in Cesson-Sévigné, near Rennes, is open this Saturday and Sunday, from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Guided tours, demonstrations and exhibition of two modern army vehicles are on the program.
© Ouest-France The Gallic furniture is visible until December 4, 2022, at the Museum of Brittany.
Four busts and a bucket dated between the 2nd and the 1st century BC have just been bought by the Museum of Brittany in Rennes (Ille-et-Vilaine). Exceptional works, discovered during archaeological excavations in Trémuson (Côtes-d'Armor), visible at the museum until Sunday December 4, 2022.
Discovered at Trémuson (Côtes-d'Armor) during excavations archaeological in 2019 led by The National Institute for Preventive Archaeological Research (INRAP), four busts and a bucket have just joined the collection of the Museum of Brittany in Rennes (Ille-et-Vilaine). An archaeological heritage acquired in particular thanks to the regional fund for the acquisitions of the museums of France and the heritage fund of the Ministry of Culture.
The manuscript text of "Starman" by David Bowie sold € 227,000 at auction
© Bertrand Guay/AFP David Bowie during a concert at the Olympia on July 1, 2002. The manuscript of "Starman", song emblematic of the Ziggy Stardust period of David Bowie, was sold at auction on Tuesday, September 27. It was the Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), based in Tasmania, which acquired it for € 227,000. It was one of the parts of choice of a larger auction entitled David Bowie and the Glam rock, including in particular posters and vinyl discs.
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exhibited as part of the exhibition "Celtic?" alongside four other sculptures discovered in Paule (Côtes-d'Armor) in 1988, these pieces are "exceptional by their rarity" , says Manon Six, exhibition commissioner. "There are only around thirty works of this known type, including 13 in Brittany. And only the eight presented today are a preserved environment.
dated between the 2nd and the 1st century BC, the first of the sculptures represents a bearded man, carrying around the neck a torque (collar), "sign of wealth" . More sober, the other three statuettes recall the mortuary masks. " Archaeologists think that these are representations of deceased, from the aristocracy of the time" , adds Manon Six. The particularly well preserved wooden bucket, circled with metal, was to serve to serve wine. Another sign of opulence.
Wineandco: During 40 days, an exceptional sale of the legendary vintage 1982
© Adobe Stock The windfall is not ready to imagine, it's time to enjoy it! From October 7 to November 15, 2022, the Wineandco site propels the famous vintage 1982 around fabulous labels, castles of castles that are uniting on the front of the canvas. From the first classified vocational wines like Haut-Brion, Lafite Rothschild, Mouton Rothschild, Margaux, Ausone, Figeac, Cheval Blanc, Yquem ...
© Ouest-France The bucket was found in a well in the Trémuson sector.
This exceptional archaeological heritage is still visible at the Museum of Brittany, until December 4. Then the statuettes and the seal should most certainly be presented in the museum's permanent journey. And why not a little trip to the Museum of Art and History of Saint-Brieuc, not far from where they were discovered?
OrientExpress in Gadebusch: Sleeping cars for tourists .
How often did the Orient Express have seen in the film: on the way from Paris to Istanbul, populated by elegantly dressed passengers, as a place of murder and its education by Hercule Poirot. In the night of Thursday, one of the famous cars found a new place in Gadebusch in Mecklenburg not far from the Baltic Sea.