Mittwoch, 16. Juni 2010

Excavations on modern Porcelain Production in Saxony and Thuringia

As cultural management is a task of the distinct federal states in Germany the recognition of Historical Archaeology is remarkably different. Two links I found today show quite different situations.
On ebay currently hundreds of porcelain figurines (at least their heads) were sold "from an excavation in Thuringia": (Der Hinweis auf die Ausgrabung wurde aus dem Angebot nachträglich entfernt.)

At the same time the museum in Dresden presents an exhibition on porcelain production as documentend by archaeological excavations in recent years: