Historisches Museum Basel - Barfüsserkirche

Resurfaced

21.09.2017 - 04.03.2018

An exhibition of treasures found in Basel's rivers. Sunken fire arms, swords, votive offerings from ancient times alongside the detritus of modern life fished out of the Rhine, the Rümelin and the Birsig have exciting stories to tell about love, hate, faith, consumerism, remembrance and oblivion.

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Two silver gilt falcon fibulae (late 5th/early 6th cent.), © Photo: HMB Natascha Jansen
Two silver gilt falcon fibulae (late 5th/early 6th cent.), © Photo: HMB Natascha Jansen