• Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft makes possible the digitization of the historical archive of the Ethnologisches Museum

  • News from 19.12.2017

    Source: English News - Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

    Salzgefäß aus Elfenbein, Sapi-Künstler (Sierra Leone), um 1490-1530, nachweisbar seit 1688 in der Kunstkammer

    Salzgefäß aus Elfenbein, Sapi-Künstler (Sierra Leone), um 1490-1530, nachweisbar seit 1688 in der Kunstkammer
    Copyright: Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ethnologisches Museum / Martin Franken

    The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) is making possible the digitization of the historical archive of the Staatliche Museen’s Ethnologisches Museum. The digitized materials are to be made available via a public database and online libraries such as the Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek.

    The archive documents the creation and development, from 1830 on, of the largest collection of ethnological art and cultural objects in the German-speaking countries. Documentation of this kind does...

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